• The Hammonton Gazette

James E. Keenan

James E. Keenan, 80, of Waterford, N.J., died on Monday January 18, 2021.


James was born in Philadelphia and had resided in Waterford, N.J. for the past 44 years. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy on the USS Kitty Hawk. He was an avid Philadelphia Eagles and Phillies fan. James was a parishioner of St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Parish, Hammonton, N.J. He taught himself to play the acoustic guitar and enjoyed listening to Irish music. His greatest loves were his grandchildren and great-granddaughter.


He is predeceased by his former wife, Jane Keenan.


He is the beloved father of Nancy (Paul Sr.) Parzanese, Mary (Daniel) O’Connell and the late James Keenan; loving grandfather of Paul (Michele) Parzanese Jr. and James O’Connell; and proud great-grandfather of Mia.


Viewing and services will be held privately. Interment will take place at Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Arneytown, N.J.


Arrangements made by LeRoy P. Wooster Funeral Home.