John E. Hempstead

Age 83, Of Haddonfield, NJ

On August 3, 2021, age 83, of Haddonfield. Beloved husband of Irene (nee Christman), devoted father of Katherine Hempstead (Andrew Haughwout) of Princeton, Michael Hempstead (Maria Succi-Hempstead) of Northampton MA, and the late Thomas J. Hempstead (Ilizabeth Hempstead) of Maplewood. Loving grandfather of Madeline (Jared), John, Joseph, Emma, Philip, Augustus and Isaac. Great-grandfather of Maxwell. Brother of Katharina Bentson of Nokesville, VA.

John was a partner at Butcher & Singer in Philadelphia before establishing Hempstead & Co.  He earned his electrical engineering degree from R.P.I. and an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School.  John was a 1st Lt. in the U.S. Army (1962-1964).  He was a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA).

John and Irene were married for 60 years and lived in Cherry Hill and Haddonfield. John enjoyed jazz and was an avid reader of history and newspapers especially the WSJ.  John was a member of the Union League, Tavistock Country Club and the Lions Club and Sixty-Five Club of Haddonfield.

John’s family will greet friends on Saturday, August 7th, 2021 from 10:30-11:15 AM at Grace Episcopal Church of Haddonfield, 19 Kings Hwy E., Haddonfield, NJ. Funeral services will follow at 11:30 AM. (Grace Church requires that masks must be worn inside the Church) In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of John may be made to Lions Eye Bank of Delaware Valley, 401 N. Third St., Suite 305, Phila., PA 19123.