Eugene W. Keen
November 14, 1933 – November 1, 2018
Eugene W. Keen, age 84, of St. Georges, DE, passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 1, 2018.
Born in Kenton, Delaware on November 14, 1933, he was a son of the late Chance P. and Lillian (Phillips) Keen. Following his discharge from the Army, he went to work for American Brake Shoe Company in New Castle, retiring after 31 years of dedicated service in 1988. He then went to work for DARCO Cabinets until they closed. Following that, he worked for Lilly Fasteners in Newark until the age of 82.
A friend to the community, Eugene was a member of the Delaware City Lions Club and the St. Georges Historical Society. He enjoyed working with his hands, making things and could build anything. In his younger years, he enjoyed bowling at the Delaware City bowling alley.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Donald A. Keen and Douglas C. Keen. Eugene is survived by his wife of 55 years, E. Eileen (Camac) Keen; children, Michael L. McNatt (Madaline) and Susan E. Forestieri; brother, John P. Keen; sisters, Kay Van Horn and Elaine Keen; and grandchildren, Charles P. Weidner and Kaitlin J. Forestieri.
Inurnment will be held privately in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Georges Historical Society, P.O. Box 267, Saint Georges, DE 19733.