Katherine Shanley

Obituary of Katherine M Shanley

Katherine M. "Kay" Shanley, 80, a lifelong Red Hook area resident, passed away on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at the Baptist Nursing Home in Rhinebeck, NY. Born on October 27th, 1940, in Rhinebeck, NY, she was the daughter of the late Arnold and Evelyn (Day) Pease. Kay married Francis W. Shanley on October 31, 1958 at St. Christopher's Church in Red Hook, NY, and Fran predeceased her on July 24, 2014. For many years and in addition to raising her family, Kay was the owner and an accomplished seamstress with Kay's Alterations & Repair in Red Hook. Previously she worked at Alexander's Cleaners also in Red Hook. Kay was a member of Christ Church in Red Hook and a supporter of their Thrift Shop. She is survived by her children, Marjorie Shanley of Tivoli, NY, Julia (Jennifer Leale) DeGregoria of Red Hook, NY, Norman (Lisa) Shanley of Elizaville, NY, and Melissa (Albert) Ottman of Red Hook, NY; her loving grandchildren, Sean Manna of Red Hook, NY, John DeGregoria II of Montgomery, NY, Jessica (Kyle) Jennings of Hyde Park, NY, Tiffani (Dino) Costa of Tivoli, NY, Sydney Ottman of Red Hook, NY, and Ashley Ottman of Red Hook, NY; her great grandchildren, Nico & Luca Costa; her siblings, Betty Woods of Rhinebeck, NY, Gerry Simmons of Red Hook, NY, Shirley Rabbett of Red Hook, NY, Howard Merritt of Florida, and Peggy Lane of Greenport, NY; along with extended family and friends. In addition to her husband, a daughter, Frances Joan Shanley, a brother, Arnold Pease, and sister, Ginny Heisner predeceased her. Friends may call at the Burnett & White Funeral Homes on Sunday, April 18, 2021 from 2 - 5 PM. Due to Covid restrictions, funeral services will be private. Family and friends are invited to the interment at St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery at 11:45 am on Monday, April 19, 2021. Due to Covid-19/ NYS Guidelines- masks, social distancing, & capacity limitations will be adhered to during all services. During visitation, please be respectful to those who may be waiting to visit by keeping your stay brief if possible. Your patience is appreciated. Thank you. Memorial donations may be made in Kay's memory to the St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942, www/stjude.org/memorial. Arrangements are under the direction of Burnett & White Funeral Homes 7461 S. Broadway, Red Hook, NY. For directions, or to sign the online guest book, please visit www.Burnett-White.com.
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Visitation at Funeral Home

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sunday, April 18, 2021
Burnett & White Funeral Homes
7461 S. Broadway
Red Hook, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

11:45 am
Monday, April 19, 2021
St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery
7404 S. Broadway
Red Hook, New York, United States
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