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Raymond Kempf

June 28, 1927 — June 11, 2017

Raymond B. Kempf, 89, of Carlisle, PA passed away Sunday, June 11, 2017 in Carlisle Regional Medical Center, Carlisle PA. He was born June 28, 1927 to the late Carl and Catherine Irene (Miller) Kempf.

Raymond was the former owner and operator of the R B Kempf Trash Removal for over 40 years around Swatara Twp. He was a former member of  St. John Catholic Church. Member of the American Bowling Association and received an award for a game scoring 299. Member of the American Motor Cycle Association, Raymond's first bike was a 1951 Harley Davidson Police motorcycle and his last was a 2008 Harley Davidson Trike. Raymond enjoyed riding and put many miles on his bikes.  Also, he was an avid member of God's Country Black Forest Snowmobile Club. A sports fanatic, he played high school football and was a Dallas Cowboys and Penn State fan. He was also a Pittsburgh Penguins fan and loved watching NASCAR.

Raymond is survived by his wife, Darlene L. (Ewing) Kempf of 41 years who resides in Carlisle; daughter, Sharon LaPersonerie and husband Jim, of Philadelphia, PA and son, Gary Bruce Kempf and wife Barbara, of Lake Anna, VA; and grandson, Troy Raymond LaPersonerie. He was preceded in death by his former wife, Margie Kempf; son, James R. Kempf; and two sisters, Katherine Broom and Deloris Bowley.

Services will be held Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 10:00 AM in the Hollinger Funeral Home and Crematory, 501 N. Baltimore Ave., Mt. Holly Springs, PA 17065. Visitation will be held from 9:00 AM until the time of the service. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, 4855 Londonderry Rd., Harrisburg, PA 17109. lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Cumberland Goodwill Ambulance Association, 519 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013.

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Thursday, June 15, 2017

9:00 - 10:00am (Eastern time)

Hollinger Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.

501 North Baltimore Avenue, Mt. Holly Springs, PA 17065

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Thursday, June 15, 2017

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Hollinger Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.

501 North Baltimore Avenue, Mt. Holly Springs, PA 17065

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