Obituary: John P. Kempf, 86, of Shelton

John P. Kempf, 86, of Shelton, president of J. P. Kempf Company, husband of Arline (Hennessey) Kempf, died Feb. 4, in CT Hospice.

Born in South Norwalk on Nov. 28, 1929, son of the late John H. and Martha (Rosenthal) Kempf; U.S. Navy, Korean War.

Also survived by children, John P. Kempf, Jr., Nancy E. Hines and her husband, Michael, and the late Jane M. Kempf; siblings, Bessie McVay, Katherine Budin, and the late Margaret Polacik, four grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours: Sunday, Feb. 7, 1-4 p.m., Riverview Funeral Home, 390 River Road, Shelton. Services: Monday, Feb. 8, 11:30 a.m., funeral home.

Memorial contributions: STAR Inc., 182 Wolfpit Ave., Norwalk, CT 06851 or CT Hospice, 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, CT 06403.