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Catherine Kinsey

September 1, 1919 ~ September 16, 2020 (age 101)


Catherine Kinsey, 101, a resident of Sayville, LI for more than seventy years, died peacefully on September 16, 2020.  A US Navy veteran, Mrs. Kinsey served as a nurse during World War II and was named Navy War Bond Queen.  She was also a longtime registered nurse in Labor and Delivery at Southside Hospital and a licensed child-birth educator.

Mrs. Kinsey was predeceased by her husband Donald in 2000.  She is survived by her six children, Patricia Castellani (the late Robert) of Baiting Hollow, Donald Jr. (Margaret) of Virginia, Mary Lou Homestead (Robert) of Sayville, Kathleen Gerdts (Robert) of Laurel, LI, David of East Patchogue and Andrew (Susan) of Cutchogue, as well as her nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Friends and relatives will gather on Monday, September 21st at 11:15 a.m. at St. Lawrence RC Church in Sayville and interment will follow at Sayville Union Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions made to either Good Shepherd Hospice, 110 Bi-County Blvd, Suite 114, Farmingdale, NY 11735 or American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, are appreciated.


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Funeral Mass
September 21, 2020

11:15 AM
St. Lawrence RC Church
27 Handsome Avenue
Sayville, NY 11782

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