Cherished Grandfather of the late Charles A. Garvey, Marea Meyer, & John and James Kempisty. Great-Grandfather of Joseph, Philip, Aleah, and J.J. Also survived by numerous loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. John was a United States Army WW II Veteran. He belonged to COP104, Comet, United States Veterans and Fraternal Organizations of Maspeth, Kowalinski Post #4, Parks Service Committee of Community Board 5, Maspeth Anti-Crime Task Force, Juniper Park Civic Association and numerous others. Services were offered at Kodis Funeral Home 63-06 Flushing Avenue, Maspeth, NY 11378. Interment followed at St. John Cemetery, Middle Village, NY. In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.