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1400 Kirkwood Highway Elsmere,
Wilmington, DE 19805
Phone: 302 994 9614
34W 6th STreet
New Castle, DE 19720
Phone: (302) 328-9300
1400 Kirkwood Highway Elsmere
Wilmington, DE 19805
Phone: 302 994 9614
1400 Kirkwood Highway Elsmere
Wilmington, DE 19805
Phone: 302 994 9614
1400 Kirkwood Highway Elsmere
Wilmington, DE 19805
Phone: 302 994 9614

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`William J. Krienen III, Owner
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William J. Krienen, III – President – Owner

Bill was born and raised in Wilmington and has resided in New Castle for the past 30 years.  He Title of this document is Bill Krienen Profile.com
is a 1977 graduate of the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science.  Bill grew up in the family business and is very proud to guide it through its third generation.

He has held a Delaware Funeral Director’s License for nearly 25 years and holds a Delaware State Insurance License for pre-arranged funerals.  

Bill has been married to his wife, Mary Kay, for 25 years and he has two children;  Maureen a student at the University of Delaware and Will who is about to enter Salesianum High School.

He served as a President of the Delaware State Funeral Director’s Association from 2005 to 2007; and Delaware Policy Board Representative to the National Funeral Director’s Association from 2001 to 2004.  He is currently a member of the State of Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (Mass Fatality Task Force).  Following the horrific events of September 11th  Bill was honored and humbled to participate in the nationwide effort by the National Funeral Director’s Association to assist the New York City Medical Examiner’s Office caring for the families and victims of this tragedy and spent two full weeks assisting at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner of NYC.

Bill has been an active member of the St. Peter the Apostle R. C. Church in New Castle since 1983.  He served on the “Restoration 2000 Committee”, an effort to restore one of the oldest Catholic Churches in the nation.

He has been an active Board Member and Coach in the St. Peter’s Athletic Association since 1996.  Bill has been a proud member of the Good Will Fire Co. #1 since 1983.

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302 994 9614 Krienen and Griffith Funeral Home
1400 Kirkwood Highway Elsmere
Wilmington, DE 19805
Email: defuneral@verizon.net
(302) 328-9300 New Castle
34W 6th STreet
New Castle, DE 19720
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302 994 9614 Krienen and Griffith Funeral Home
1400 Kirkwood Highway Elsmere
Wilmington, DE 19805
Email: defuneral@verizon.net
302 994 9614 Krienen and Griffith Funeral Home
1400 Kirkwood Highway Elsmere
Wilmington, DE 19805
Email: defuneral@verizon.net
302 994 9614 Krienen and Griffith Funeral Home
1400 Kirkwood Highway Elsmere
Wilmington, DE 19805
Email: defuneral@verizon.net