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In Memory of

Jeannette Kempf

November 2, 1969 - June 16, 2017

Obituary


Jeannette G. Kempf, age 47, of Oxford, passed away on Friday, June 16, 2017 after an inspirational and courageous battle with metastatic cancer surrounded by her family. She was born in Stamford, CT to Jean Scalise Paul and Richard Paul. Jeannette was a well-respected and compassionate Registered Nurse who entered the field in 1994 as a visiting nurse for VNS of CT in the geriatric field, and most recently worked in the hospice field at St. Mary's Hospital VTAS in Waterbury, CT. She always championed patients' rights and quality of life. She was a proud...

Jeannette G. Kempf, age 47, of Oxford, passed away on Friday, June 16, 2017 after an inspirational and courageous battle with metastatic cancer surrounded by her family. She was born in Stamford, CT to Jean Scalise Paul and Richard Paul. Jeannette was a well-respected and compassionate Registered Nurse who entered the field in 1994 as a visiting nurse for VNS of CT in the geriatric field, and most recently worked in the hospice field at St. Mary's Hospital VTAS in Waterbury, CT. She always championed patients' rights and quality of life. She was a proud mother, wife, and daughter who loved animals, traveling, dancing, music, and sports; specifically, any softball game her husband and daughter played in. She is survived by her husband of 22 years William Kempf of Oxford, daughter Kaley Kempf, beloved chocolate lab Guiness, mother Jean Paul of Monroe, mother-in-law Phyllis Kempf of Monroe, brother-in-law Jim Kempf and wife Wendi Kempf of Midland, NC, along with several aunts, uncles, cousins, two nieces, and one nephew. She was predeceased by her father Richard Paul of Monroe and her father-in-law William Kempf Sr. of Monroe. A visitation service will take place Wednesday, June 21, 2017, from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Spadaccino & Leo P. Gallagher & Son Funeral Home, 315 Monroe Tpke, Monroe, CT 06468. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 22, 2017, at 10:00 am at St Jude Church, 707 Monroe Tpke, Monroe, CT 06468. Interment will be immediately after services are completed at St. Jude. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to St. Vincent's SWIM Across the Sound or CMAK Foundation. To honor Jeannette, feel free to wear a touch of pink in her memory.