Kathleen (Mroz) Keiper age 72, of Pine Acres, Wenonah passed away Sunday, January 9, 2022, at Inspira Medical Center in Mullica Hill. Born in Philadelphia County she grew up in Deptford Township and graduated from Deptford High School and Glassboro State College. She owned horses and loved riding, especially her horse named Tristan. Kathleen had dogs her entire life, some of her favorites were, Simon and Sugar (German Shepherds), Roxy (Great Dane), Kirby and Stanley (Yorkshire Terriers), and Charlie (Bichon). Kathleen was a painter and even had her golf course landscapes displayed in Woodbury's City Hall. She enjoyed taking family vacations to Ocean City, Maryland, and Maine. She and Daren would also travel to see his family in Tucson, Arizona. In earlier years she was on the PTA. She especially enjoyed babysitting Quinn at Chris’ store.
Kathleen is survived by her son Christopher Keiper and his wife Victoria, granddaughter Quinn Emma. She was also survived by her longtime partner Daren Gregory. She was predeceased by her parents Emma and Stanley Mroz and brother James S. Mroz.
Family and Friends are invited to visit from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm on Friday, January 14, 2022, at Smith Funeral Home, 47 Main Street, Mantua, New Jersey 08051 where a funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm. Cremation will be private.
Donations may be made to the NJ Sierra Club, 145 W. Hanover St. Trenton, NJ 08618.
Memories and condolences can be shared at www.smithfhmantua.com