Edward J. Kiefer of the Town of Newburgh, a Retired Corrections Officer for NYS Department of Corrections in Fishkill, NY entered into rest Friday, August 4, 2017 at his home. He was 66.The son of the late Richard and Aimee (Biondo) Kiefer, Edward was born July 5, 1951 in Brooklyn, NY.Edward, prior to becoming a correction officer was a professional firefighter and peace officer. He was an avid Yankees fan.

Survivors include his son; Christopher R. Kiefer of Marlboro, Lucille Kiefer and her husband, Colin Raffa of the Town of Newburgh, sister, Elizabeth Continanzi of Oceanside, NY; grandchildren: John, Antonio, Christopher and David.

Celebration of Life will be taking place August 21st from 4:00 p.m to 7:00 p.m. at White, Venuto & Morrill Funeral and Cremation Service, 188 North Plank Road (Route 32) Town of Newburgh.

In lieu of flowers please make memorial donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital www.StJude.org/memorial or the Wounded Warriors Project www.Wounded Warriors.org/Donate