Funeral services for Stanley Kemery were held on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at Clausen Funeral Home in Burke.
Burial was in the Graceland Cemetery in Burke. Clausen Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Stanley (Stan) Leroy Kemery was born August 15, 1936 on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota to Margaret and Theodore Kemery.
Stan married Lorraine (Ransom) on June 28, 1958 at the Naval Chapel, San Diego Navy Base.
Stan is a United States Marine Corps Veteran, and served with units in the 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, California. A graduate of San Diego State with a bachelor’s degree in teaching and later a master’s degree from Grace Collage and Theological Seminary, Winona Lake, IN; He went on to teach and administer at schools in Kotzebue, Alaska for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Selma Elementary and Evergreen Jr. High, Selma and Cave Junction, Oregon; Lancaster Christian and Coatesville Christian Schools, Pennsylvania. Later Stan drove as an owner operator, professional truck driver for North America Van Lines and DART Transit Company.
Stan was an avid hunting and fishing advocate and enjoyed doing both with family. Boating, camping, biking, snowmobiling and traveling vacations with family are also favorites. He volunteered time as a scout leader and a little league baseball coach. He also volunteered time with various mission trips. His hobbies range from working in his work shop with various woodworking projects as well as small engine and mechanical repair. He had interests in antique tractors and old trucks / cars. Stan was a member of Calvary Church, Lancaster, Pa.
He is survived by his wife, Lorraine, of 60 years; his two sons Todd (Mya) Kemery of Lakeville, MN and Barry (Heather) Kemery of Taneytown, MD and his two grandsons Garrett Kemery and Clayton Kemery of Taneytown, MD; his remaining brothers Charles (Dorothy) Kemery of Wagner, Russell (Carmen) Kemery of Tucson, AZ, Ted (Donna) Kemery of Pierre.
Stanley, of Lititz, PA, passed away at the age of 82 on Sunday, February 24, 2019.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father, brothers Billy, Walter and infant Michael Kemery.
Sympathy cards and letters can be sent to the Kemery Family, 117 Oxford Dr. Lititz, PA. 17543