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Mary Jane (nee-Keiper) Kohaut

February 17, 1924 - December 27, 2021

Loving Mother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother


Service Date: December 29, 2021

In Lieu of Flowers: Donations may be sent to the First Presbyterian Church of Whippany, 494 Route 10, Whippany, NJ 07981

Obituaries » Mary Jane (nee-Keiper) Kohaut

Mary Jane (nee-Keiper) Kohaut passed away peacefully on Monday, December 27, 2021 at Spring Oak Assisted Living in Vineland, NJ. She was 97.

Mary Jane was born in Newark, grew up in Hillside, and lived in Whippany for over 60 years.

She worked for Prudential Insurance and later for Bell Labs before retiring.

Mary Jane was a long time member of the First Presbyterian Church of Whippany, the Morristown Women’s Club, and the Swartswood Yacht Club. She loved bridge, sailing, and her Circle group at church.

She was pre-deceased by her beloved husband, Raymond, who passed away in 1997 after 53 years of marriage.

Survivors include her loving children: Donald and his wife, Kathy, and Phyllis Clawson and her husband, Richard; her four grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Donations in Mary Jane’s memory may be sent to the First Presbyterian Church of Whippany, 494 Route 10, Whippany, NJ 07981.