Katherine A. “Kay” Scott, 84, of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., passed away Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013.
She was born March 28, 1928, in Schenectady, N.Y.
Kay attended nursing school in Amsterdam, N.Y., and worked for many years as a registered nurse and administrator at the Harlem Valley Psychiatric Center in Wingdale, N.Y. She and her family resided in Wingdale until she and her husband Robert T. Scott relocated to Port Charlotte, Fla., in 1980. Kay continued to work in nursing at Fawcett Memorial Hospital in Port Charlotte. While in Florida, Kay’s favorite hobbies were ballroom dancing, playing the organ, and golf. She was especially proud of the hole-in-one she attained at age 70.
Kay is survived by her sons, William (Deborah Poole) of Pawling, N.Y., Richard (Maureen Haley) of Freehold, N.J., and Robert (Stephanie Whalen) Scott of Poughquag, N.Y.; grandchildren, Erin, Susan, Haley and Julianne; and great-grandchild, Taliyah, with another due very soon. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert, who passed away Jan. 9, 2005.
The family will hold a private memorial service at a future date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made online to The First Tee via www.thefirsttee.org.
Arrangements are by David T. Ferguson Funeral Home, Washingtonville, N.Y.