John Keiper

Obituary of John Paul Keiper

John Paul Keiper, 70, of Niagara Falls, NY passed away on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at Niagara Hospice House. Born in Niagara Falls, NY on June 22, 1949 he was the son of the late Russel and Hazel (Saxe) Keiper. John entered the United States Marines on March 8, 1967,serving during the Vietnam War. For his service he received the Purple Heart, Presidential Unit Citation, National Defense Medal, Vietnamese Service Medal with 1 star and the Vietnamese Campaign Medal with Device. Due to being wounded in action, he was honorably discharged/temporarily retired on April 30, 1969 as a Corporal. He was a member of the VFW Post#917 and just enjoyed spending time with his family. He is survived by his daughter, Nicole (Marc Newbury) Keiper; grandchildren, Katelyn and Kara; sisters, Laura Mae Deater, Deloros Keiper, Alice (late-William) Kirsch and Linda Keiper; brother, Ed (Brenda) Keiper. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents he was predeceased by his grandson, Nicholas; brothers, Karl, Dale, David, Daniel, Jerry, Art and Russel; sisters, Mary Ann and Kay. A Celebration of John's Life will be held Sunday, February 23rd from 12-2PM at ZAJAC FUNERAL HOME INC., 319 24th Street, cor of Welch Ave, Niagara Falls, NY, concluding with Military Honors at 2PM. Burial will take place at the convenience of the family. In Lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the VFW Post#917, 2435 Seneca Ave, Niagara Falls, NY 14305.
To plant a tree in memory of John Keiper, please visit Tribute Store
Sunday
23
February

Celebration of Life

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sunday, February 23, 2020
Zajac Funeral Home Inc.
319 24th Street
Niagara Falls, New York, United States
Sunday
23
February

Military Honors

2:00 pm
Sunday, February 23, 2020
Zajac Funeral Home Inc.
319 24th Street
Niagara Falls, New York, United States