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Betty Lou Pirro

February 8, 1938 — August 23, 2018

Betty Lou Pirro, 80, of Sawkill, NY, passed away on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at Ten Broeck Commons in Lake Katrine. She was born February 8, 1938 in Johnstown, NY the daughter of the late Harold and Laura (Spraker) McGregor. Betty was married to her husband of 63 years, James J. Pirro.

Before moving to Connecticut, she worked at MetLife in Kingston in the Dental Claims Department, later in Connecticut she had worked for Electronic Data Systems as a Supervisor in the Telephone Unit for State Medicaid. After moving back to Kingston, she worked for the Human Resources Department for State Taxes at Bank of America. She was a member of the Hurley Reformed Church, and the Sawkill and Hurley Senior's Groups.

She is survived by her husband, James Pirro of Sawkill, her children, Michael Pirro and his wife Michelle of Atlanta, GA, Kelly Mellin and her husband Eric of Kingston, Jacqueline Whipple and her husband Vincent of Kingston, grandchildren, Vincent Pirro and his wife Emily, Nicholas Pirro, and Mikayla Mellin, her great grandson, Samuel Angel Bang, her sister, Caryl Simonds, as well as several neices, nephews, and cousins. In addition to her parents she is predeceased by her grandson, Samuel Angel Madero, Jr., her sister, Patricia Sohl, and her brother in law, William Sohl.

Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Keyser Funeral & Cremation Service, 326 Albany Ave., Kingston, NY 12401, where family and friends may visit on Monday August 27, 2018 from 4pm to 8pm. The funeral service will be held at 11am on Tuesday August 28, 2018 at Hurley Reformed Church, 11 Main Street, Hurley, NY, 12443.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hurley Reformed Church Columbarium, 11 Main St., Hurley, NY 12443. To leave an expression of sympathy, please visit .

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Monday, August 27, 2018

4:00 - 8:00pm

Keyser Funeral & Cremation Service's Kingston Funeral Home

326 Albany Ave, Kingston, NY 12401

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Tuesday, August 28, 2018

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Hurley Reformed Church

Main St, NY 12443

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