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William E. McKiernan

Obituary for William E. McKiernan

June 15, 2017
Crawfordville, Florida

Loving Father, Brother, Grandfather and Great Grandfather


William "Bill" E. McKiernan, 80 of Crawfordville, FL, formerly of New Haven and East Haven died peacefully at his home on Thursday, June 15, 2017. Bill was born in New Haven on July 8, 1936, a son of the late Stephen J. and Elizabeth Browne McKiernan, and had resided in New Haven and East Haven for most of his life before moving to Crawfordville twenty five years ago. He was a postal carrier for the U.S. Postal Service for thirty one years, retiring in 1992, and proudly served his country as an Army Paratrooper during the Korean Era. Bill is survived by one son, Liam W. McKiernan and his wife Cherie of North Haven, one sister, Helen Panulla of Ansonia, three brothers, Stephen McKiernan and his wife Estelle of Hamden, John "Jack" McKiernan and his wife Elizabeth of West Haven and Robert McKiernan and his wife Maria of Pensacola, FL, seven grandchildren, Anthony Notaro and his wife Ingrid, Allasondra Notaro, Brendan and Cassidy LaPenna, and Liam, Aiden and Bria McKiernan, and one great grandson, Santiago CardeƱas. He was predeceased by a daughter, Lisa LaPenna, and two brothers, James and Francis McKiernan.

Bill's family will receive relatives and friends on Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Washington Memorial Funeral Home, 4 Washington Ave., North Haven. A funeral service will take place at the funeral home on Thursday at 10:00 a.m. Burial with military honors will follow in All Saints Cemetery, North Haven.

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