Kathleen “Kathie” M. Spaight of Monroe passed away peacefully on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, at the Schervier Pavilion in Warwick. She was 70 years old.
Daughter of John and Kathleen Morris Spaight, she was born on Nov. 24, 1949, in Goshen.
Kathie was a lifelong area resident. She graduated from John S. Burke High School in Goshen and Caldwell College in Caldwell, N.J. She continued her education at Rockland Community College in Suffern, where she earned her degree as a Registered Nurse.
Kathie worked as a nurse at various nursing home facilities, and for the last 12 years she worked as an RN for the Fishkill Correctional Facility in Beacon.
Kathie had a great love for animals and had many treasured pets throughout her life.
Kathie is survived by her sister Patricia Viscardo and her husband Salvatore of Monroe; and by her brothers: John Spaight and his wife Marti of Norman, Oklahoma, and Ed Spaight and his wife Peggy of Plantation, Florida. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews.
Kathie’s family wishes to extend their hearfelt thanks and appreciation to the Promenade at Middletown and to the Schervier Pavilion in Warwick. The staff at both facilities were very professional, courteous and extremely caring of Kathie.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a memorial service will be held when the whole family can come together to celebrate Kathie’s life.
Memorial contributions in Kathie’s name may be made to the ASPCA (www.aspca.org/donate).
Arrangements by Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home, 117 Maple Ave., Monroe (845-782-8185; www.ssqfuneralhome.com).