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Raymond Lawrence Kempton

KEMPTON – Raymond L., 80, of Kempt, Queens County, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, April 10, 2023 surrounded by his family.
Born Vogler’s Cove, Raymond was a son of the late Lawrence and Carrie (Conrad) Kempton.
Raymond was a mechanic by trade. He worked for various dealerships as well as Supervisor of Maintenance at Kejimkujik National Park. He retired from the South Shore Regional School Board as supervisor of Bussing and Janitorial. Raymond was known by his family as a “jack of all trades and master of some” and could be relied upon to fix almost anything and supply parts for most other things. Raymond loved spending time with his family at his cabin on Harmony Lake. He will be fondly and lovingly remembered for his kind hearted teasing and his patience.
Raymond is survived by his wife of 51 years, Elaine (Holdright); his daughters Julie-Anne Kempton of Kempt; Kim Kempton (Mark Halman) of Halifax. His grandchildren Luke Young, Jack and Benny Halman.
Besides his parents, Raymond was predeceased by his brothers John and Ralph.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool. A graveside memorial service will be held Monday, April 17, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. in Harmony Cemetery. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to North Queens Fire Association. Online condolences may be made to


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