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“sending our condolences to a wonderful family....will always remember the beauty nook..and the wonderful kempf family ”
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“Jimmy, We are so sorry for your loss of your beloved father. May he rest in the peace of God's arms. ”
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EASTON——Carl A. Kempf, 90, a lifelong resident of Easton, died Monday, December 19, 2016 at home under the care of his family. He was the devoted husband of the late Albertina (Roque) Kempf.

Born in Easton, a son of the late Carl A. and Anna M. (McNabb) Kempf, he was raised in Easton and was a graduate of Oliver Ames High School. A veteran of WWII, he served as a Seaman First Class in the South Pacific and was assigned to the deck force aboard the ship and was also a Navy Honor Guard.

Upon honorable discharge, he continued his education at Brockton Cosmetology School and the Virginia Farren School of Hair Design in Detroit, Michigan. He also attended Angelo's School of Hair Design in Providence, RI. Carl traveled to hair styling shows in Paris, France and other European cities and won many awards.

Employed with Crofoot Gear Corp of Easton for several years he also worked as a hair stylist known as Mr. Carl and was the proprietor of Tina's Beauty Nook of Easton.

He later became a self-employed real estate and construction contractor and was the proprietor of Kempf Realty Company and JCK Construction Company of Easton. Carl was the original developer of the Easton Industrial Park.

He spent numerous summers at his home in Alton Bay, Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire, he was a founding member of the Holy Cross Church in Easton.

Carl is survived by a son, James C. Kempf and his wife Barbara (Larson) Kempf of Easton; and several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Joseph Kempf, William Kempf and Margaret Kempf Badger.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from Kane Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 605 Washington Street (Rte.138) Easton on Friday at 9:00 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass in the Holy Cross Church, Easton, at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow in St. Thomas Aquinas Cemetery, Bridgewater. Visiting hours on Thursday from 4-7 p.m. For directions or condolences visit