2009-06-04 / Obituaries

Nancy H. Tompkins

Tompkins, Nancy H., age 67, a lifelong resident of Patterson, NY, died Wednesday, May 27, 2009 in Carmel, NY.

Mrs. Tompkins was born December 13, 1941 in Towners, NY to Stanley and Bessie (Howe) Smith. She graduated from Carmel High School.

Mrs. Tompkins married Richard H. Tompkins on March 24, 1962 in the Town of Kent.

Mrs. Tompkins worked with the Putnam County Office of the Aging for the past 15 years. She was a life member of the Patterson Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, enjoyed gardening and was a proud grandmother and great-grandmother.

Besides her husband Richard, she is survived by a daughter, Suzanne Kaplan of Conway, SC, a son, Richard H. Tompkins Jr. of Patterson, NY, two grandchildren, Jennifer Araujo and Michael Kaplan, and a great grandson, Dylan Araujo. She was pre-deceased by a daughter Laura Garcia in 1986.

A graveside service was held Saturday, May 30, 2009 10:00AM at Maple Avenue Cemetery, Patterson, NY. Friends called at the Dwyer Funeral Home, 23 South Street, Patterson, NY on Friday from 4-8PM.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Nancy's memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 220 Route 6, Mahopac, NY 10541.

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