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Allan McKee Kammerer

June 6, 1935 ~ November 6, 2021 (age 86)


Allan McKee Kammerer, formerly of Willingboro and Beachwood, New Jersey; passed into Eternity on November 6, 2021 at his home on Hilton Head Island.

Allan was born June 6, 1935 to Oscar and Virginia McKee Kammerer in Jersey City, New Jersey. Allan is survived by his wife of 65 years, Doris Dassbach Kammerer,  three sons and their wives: Kevin (Lorraine) Kammerer of Bluffton, SC,  Keith (Brenda) Kammerer of Hampstead, NC, and Kris (Joan) Kammerer of Williamstown, NJ. He leaves his legacy of beloved grandchildren:  Courtney (Travis) Goforth of Greer, SC,   Jeffrey Kammerer of Marlton, NJ, and Derek Kammerer of Charlotte, NC,  Brandon (Rebecca) Wileman of Rocky Point, NC,   AJ (Emily) Kammerer of Hampstead, NC, and David Kammerer of Asheville, NC,  Kole Kammerer and Konner Kammerer both of San Diego, CA,  and his great grandchildren: Natalie, Ainsley, Tallulah and Maverick.  Allan is also survived by his only sister, Joan Kammerer Hampson of Fort Meyers, Florida and nieces Linda (Chris) Ryan, Fort Meyers, FL and Nancy (Kevin) Ryan, Penfield, NY, nephew Steve (Susie) Hampson of Lexington, Kentucky, and their families. Allan was preceded in death by his son, Kurt Kammerer of San Diego, California.

Allan is most remembered as a husband, father and grandfather. He enjoyed sailing, woodworking, and model railroads. He and Doris spent their ‘Golden Years’ happily touring the country in their motorhome, Workamping and exploring in such places as Yellowstone, the Carolinas, California, and Alaska.

Having grown up in Nutley, NJ, Allan graduated from Rutgers University in 1957, and served in the US Army Civil Engineer Corps at Fort Belvoir, Virginia from 1957-1959. After returning to New Jersey, Allan pursued a lifelong career as owner of a Civil Engineering Firm in Southern New Jersey, mentoring many young professionals along the way. He was always very involved in his community, serving in various capacities with the South Jersey Chamber of Commerce, as President and life member of the Board of Directors. He was a Rotarian and Shriner.  Allan and Doris were members of the Willingboro and Toms River Presbyterian Churches.  They were longtime members of the Beachwood Yacht Club, where Allan served in numerous roles including that of Commodore.  Allan was a 32nd Degree Mason and served as a “Dad” Advisor to the Delaware Valley Chapter of the Order of DeMolay.

Allan will be laid to rest at the Beaufort National Cemetery, Beaufort, South Carolina, with military honors.  Unfortunately, due to Covid restrictions; interment will be private at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations in Allan’s memory would be gratefully received by the Wounded Warrior Project or Mission 22.


November 15, 2021

10:00 AM
Beaufort National Cemetery
1601 Boundary Street
Beaufort, SC 29901

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