Sandra Kempton, 77, of Hurley
Sandra Kempton, 77, formerly of Old Route 209, Hurley, N.Y., died Friday, Nov. 4, 2016, at the home of her daughter, in the care of her family.
Born June 11, 1939, in Oceanside, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Catherine (Dwyer) King.
Sandra was a graduate of Albany State. She taught English and Social Studies at both Kingston High School and Bailey Middle School. After retirement, Sandra went back to work in the Kingston School District as a secretary at Kingston High School. She was a member of the Hurley Lions Club, Hurley Heritage Society and the Hurley Library Board as secretary for many years.
She is survived by her daughters, Kathleen Hernandez and her husband David of Kingston and Kimberly Williams and her husband James Jr. of Kingston. Grandchildren Kyra, Mya, and Justin also survive.
She was predeceased by her husband, Keith J. Kempton.
Funeral and cremation arrangements are under the guidance of Joseph V. Leahy Funeral Home Inc., 27 Smith Ave., Kingston (www.jvleahyfh.com). Friends will be received at the funeral home on Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. A funeral procession will form on Wednesday at 9 a.m. at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Church. Cremation will take place at Wiltywck Crematory. Inurnment will be at Hurley Cemetery at a later date.
Expressions of sympathy maybe made in the form of contributions to Hospice of Ulster County, 400 Aaron Court, Kingston, N.Y. 12401.