Millerton- Kathleen C. Healy, 91, a fifty year resident of
Millerton, NY formerly of Pine Plains, NY passed on to be with the Lord at her
home on the evening of April 10, 2017 with her loving family by her side. Mrs.
Healy worked as a therapy aide at the Wassaic Developmental Center in Wassaic,
NY prior to her retirement in 1983.
Born September 29, 1925 in Mamaroneck, NY she was
the daughter of the late Raymond and Agnes McGeough. After graduating high
school she married Thomas Francis Healy, Jr. of Pine Plains on August 13, 1949.
The Healy’s lived on the family farm owned by Thomas F. Healy, Sr. until
1967. Thomas F. Healy, Jr. died May 25,
1968. With four growing children to care for, Kathleen continued working at
Wassaic Developmental Center for many years.
Mrs. Healy lived a stubbornly strong vibrant life
right to the end. She was famous for her Irish wit, her ability to grow the
brightest colored flowers, her friendly talkative demeanor, including always
answering the telephone with a vibrant “hellooo” and her local volunteer
activities. She was a longtime member of St. Patrick’s Church in Millerton and
more recently of Immaculate Conception Church in Amenia.
Mrs. Healy is survived by two sons, James Healy of
Fort Worth, TX and Thomas Healy III of Pawling, NY; a grandson, Matthew
Goodacre of Millerton and three granddaughters, Tanya McClory and her husband
Sean of Denton, TX, Cynthia Healy of Fort Worth and Olivia Healy of Lincoln,
NE; two sisters, Anne Marie Enright, a longtime resident of both Hyde Park and
Stanfordville, NY and Agnes Hess of Claverack, NY and several nieces and
nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was also predeceased by
her son, Kevin Healy and her daughter Patricia Healy Goodacre.
Calling hours will be
held on Thursday, April 27, 2017 from 5-8 p.m. at the Scott D. Conklin Funeral
Home, 37 Park Avenue, Millerton, NY 12546. A Mass of Christian Burial will be
celebrated on Friday, April 28, 2017 at 10 a.m. at Immaculate Conception
Church, 4 Lavelle Road, Amenia, NY. Rev. Kent Wilson will officiate. Burial will follow at Irondale Cemetery in
Millerton. To send an online condolence please visit www.conklinfuneralhome.com