Peter J. Keane Obituary

Peter J.  Keane
Peter J. Keane

July 15, 1939 - January 27, 2018
Born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey
Resided in Bridgewater, New Jersey



Peter J. Keane

78, died January 27, 2018.

Peter was born in Glen Ridge and formerly of Boonton before moving to Bridgewater in 1994. He was employed as a Chemist at International Flavor and Fragrances in Holmdel for over 35 years, retiring in 2002. He served in the United States National Guard. Peter volunteered at Kiwanis Ambulance Squad in Boonton from 1974 to1986. In his spare time, he enjoyed woodworking and was known as “Mr. Fix It.” He will be sadly missed by all.

He is predeceased by his brother William Keane in 2015 and sister Kathleen Bankhead in 2017.

Surviving are his wife of 51 years Lynn, a son Robert and his wife Marnie, a daughter Tracy Andre and her husband John, a brother Brian, three sisters Helen Creatura, Theresa Slanovits, and Moira Keane, and five grandchildren Elyssa, Perry, Brayden, Adam, and Blake. Also, surviving are several nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life visitation will be held Saturday, February 3, 2018 from 1-4pm at Bruce C. VanArsdale Funeral Home, 111 No. Gaston Ave. Somerville.

Donations can be made to Green Knoll Rescue Squad, 608 N. Bridge St. Bridgewater, NJ 08807. To send condolences to the family, visit

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Celebration of Life
Bruce C. Van Arsdale Funeral Home
111 North Gaston Avenue
Somerville, NJ US 08876
Saturday, February 3, 2018
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Private Cremation


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