Julian R. "Jim" Kempisty, 89, of Clay, NY passed away on Monday, August 10, 2020.
He was born in Liverpool, NY to Julian and Theresa Kempisty. Jim retired from New Process Gear after which he went to work for the Town of Clay in the Department of Planning Development as the Code Enforcement Officer.
After retiring from the Town, Jim and his wife, Beverly traveled extensively especially going out West and going on cruises. Jim was a founding member of the Clay Sportsman Club and was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church in Cicero where he was a proud member of the Holy Name Society and Knights of Columbus.
Julian is predeceased by his wife of 58 years, Beverly Nauseef Kempisty who died in May. Julian is survived by two sons, Steven C. Kempisty, Esq. and SMSgt. John J. (Veronica) Kempisty; five grandchildren; Jordan (Ryan) Kempisty, Kalysta Kempisty, John Kempisty, Jr., Jake Kempisty and Richard Kempisty, and two great-grandchildren Aria and Julian McManus.
There will be a calling hour Friday, August 14, 2020 from 9:00 –10:00am with a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at 10:00am in Sacred Heart Church, 8229 Brewerton Road, Cicero, NY. The Rite of Committal and Burial will follow in Pine Plains Cemetery, Clay, NY.
Contributions may be made to Hospice of CNY, 990 Seventh North St., Liverpool, NY 13088 or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.