Hurley - Katherine "Kay" Meddaugh Brinnier of Dug Hill Road died at home in the company of family on Sunday, April 22, 2018. Born in Bridgeport, CT the daughter of the late Allerton F. and Edna Bailey Meddaugh, Kay graduated from New Milford H. S., received her Bachelor's degree from Rhode Island College and her Master's degree in
Education from SUNY New Paltz. She was a teacher in the Kingston Consolidated School System for 25 years. She had been a active member of The Junior League and
a longtime volunteer at the Emergency Room desk at Kingston Hospital. In December of 1949, she married John V.E. Brinnier in New Milford, CT. Kay enjoyed raising her
sons at her treasured home on the Dug Hill Rd. She traveled extensively with John
and especially enjoyed the ocean on Cape Cod and at Florida. Professionally and
personally she had a lifelong love of learning. Throughout her life she maintained strong
bonds with close friends and extended family.
Surviving in addition to her husband are two sons, William P. (Shelley Wyant) Brinnier
of Marbletown; John F. "Jack" (Sharon) Brinnier of Woodbury, CT; her grandchildren
Tara (Chad) Ehrenkranz of Miami, FL;Corinner (Nate) Brassfield of Columbia, MD; Justin Brinnier
of Nyack; Jonathan Brinnier and his fiancé Samantha Browning of West Hartford, CT;
special grandchildren Megan (Anthony) Mazzeo of Osterville, MA; Jason (Annie)
Maguire of Sandwich, MA and dear friends Sean and Gail Maguire of Centerville,
MA. Six great-grandchildren, Trevor, Owen, Eva, Zachary, Isabel and Cameron, a
niece, nephews and cousins also survive her.
She was predeceased by two sons, David L Brinnier 1953-1977 and Mark C Brinnier 1960-1987
Entrusted to the care of Keyser Funeral & Cremation Service, 326 Albany Ave., Kingston.
Cremation and inurnment in Wiltwyck Cemetery areprivate.
Memorial contributions may be directed to The Hurley Heritage Society.
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