Wendell Empey

Obituary of Wendell Howard Empey

EMPEY, Wendell Howard – entered into rest suddenly, at his home, on Tuesday, July 9th, 2019, in his 79th year. Son of the late Lindsay & Verna Empey. Beloved husband of Hazel Donna Empey (nee Blakely), for 59 years. Cherished father of, Gary Empey (Randi), David Empey (Sue), Randy Empey (Tammy) and Scott Empey (Lisa). Also lovingly remembered by his many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Dear brother of Ross Empey (late wife Sharon). Predeceased by his brothers, Ron and Billy Empey. Dear brother-in-law of, the (late) Alex Blakely (surviving wife Pat), Maurice Blakely (late wife Helen), (late) Mary McCann (late husband Clayton), (late) Barbara Preston (late husband Clifford) and Ross Blakely (Catherine). Dear uncle of many nieces and nephews. Wendell was predeceased by his beloved dog “Buddy”. In keeping with Wendell’s wishes, cremation has already taken place. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. If desired, donations to the Quinte Humane Society would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West, Belleville (613-968-2273)

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