Ruth Kempisty (nee Howard)
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Ruth Kempisty (nee Howard) longtime resident, community volunteer and activist of Maspeth passed away on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at the age of 95 years. Beloved Wife of John Kempisty. Loving Mother of Katherine A. Torti, Barbara L. Batini and John H. Kempisty. Mother-in-Law of Kenneth W. Batini and Theresa Kempisty. Dear Sister of George (Geni), James (Barbara) and Frank (Kay). Sister-in-Law of Helen and Harvey Heim. Cherished Grandmother of Marea Meyer, John and James Kempisty and the late Charles A. Garvey. Great-Grandmother of Joseph, Philip, Alea and J.J Also survived by numerous loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Ruth was a United States Army World War II Veteran. She belonged to COP 104, Comet, United States Veterans and Fraternal Organizations of Maspeth, Kowalinski Post #4 (of which Ruth was the only woman Veteran member), Parks Service Committee of Community Board 5, Maspeth Anti-Crime Task Force, Juniper Park Civic Association and numerous others. Religious Service was offered at The Kodis Funeral Home-63-06 Flushing Ave. , Maspeth, NY on Thursday, October 31st at 8 P.M. Funeral was Friday, November 1ST at 10 A.M. Interment St. John’s Cemetery. In continuing with Ruth’s unselfish service to others, memorial donations can be made to: The American Cancer Society, Memorial Processing Center P.O. Box 7, East Syracuse, NY 13057-0007
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