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Riverside Memorial Chapel

180 West 76Th Street, New York, NY

OBITUARY

John KELLER

July 3, 1925November 23, 2019

John Keller passed away at the age of 94 on November 23, 2019 in New York, NY. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Margot the love of his life, his children Allen (Cindy) and Karen, grandchildren Jordan, Ben (Heather), and great-granddaughter Ily. He served as President of Congregation Habonim for over 7 years and was integral in starting its Nursery School. John served in World War 2 after immigrating to the United States from Mainz, Germany, after his synagogue was destroyed on Kristallnacht. He earned the rank of Sergeant in the U.S. Army. An executive in the chemicals industry his duties took him to over 40 countries around the globe and flew over one million miles in the process. He was loved by so many who enjoyed his jokes and stories. A lover of classical music, opera, and some of the finer things in life. He will be missed by his family and friends.

Services

  • Funeral Service Tuesday, November 26, 2019
  • Committal Service Tuesday, November 26, 2019

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