Raymond Empey, Jr. Obituary

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Raymond F. Empey, Jr.

May 18, 1940 - September 1, 2013
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Raymond F. Empey, Jr., age 73 of Wareham passed away Sunday, September 1, 2013 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Martha (Hampe) Empey. Born in Boston, the son of the late Raymond Floyd Empey and Lilian (Ruel) Empey, he lived in Wareham for the past 25 years. Raymond was a graduate of Archbishop Williams High School, Class of 1958. He attended Newbury Junior College and served in the United States Navy. He retired as a supervisor from Brookfield Engineering Labs in Middleboro. He was a member of the Friends of Boston Harbor Islands and narrated tours of Boston Harbor, belonged to the American Light House...
Raymond F. Empey, Jr., age 73 of Wareham passed away Sunday, September 1, 2013 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Martha (Hampe) Empey.

Born in Boston, the son of the late Raymond Floyd Empey and Lilian (Ruel) Empey, he lived in Wareham for the past 25 years.
Raymond was a graduate of Archbishop Williams High School, Class of 1958. He attended Newbury Junior College and served in the United States Navy. He retired as a supervisor from Brookfield Engineering Labs in Middleboro. He was a member of the Friends of Boston Harbor Islands and narrated tours of Boston Harbor, belonged to the American Light House Foundation, Great Lakes Light House Keepers Association, US Light House Society. He was an avid NASCAR fan, enjoyed stamp collecting and pharology.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by 3 sons, Michael F. Empey and wife Lynn of Bellows Falls, VT; Mark G. Empey and wife Paula of NY; Guy M. Empey and wife Sandra of Middleboro; a daughter Beth A. Morley and husband Robert of Norton; 2 step children, James Carine and wife Kathleen of NY; Constance Mish and husband Christopher of Taunton, 2 sisters, Lynere A. Babcock of Byfield, MA; Laureeann Ruel of TN; a brother Paul Empey of Nova Scotia; 13 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild and several nieces and nephews.

His funeral service will be held Friday, September 6, 2013 at 4:30pm at the Waring – Sullivan Homes of Memorial Tribute at Fairlawn Mortuary, 180 Washington Street, Fairhaven, MA. Visiting hours will be held from 5-8pm following the service. Burial is private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Friends of Boston Harbor or New England center for Homeless Veterans.

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"My deepest sympathy goes out to Skip's family and friends and I am sure he leaves each one of you with many special memories which helps make his passing..." Henry Raymond (Fairfax, VT)

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