Kathryn Zalesky Obituary

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Kathryn R. (VanOrden) Zalesky

October 6, 1923 - January 14, 2013
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Kathryn Ruth Van Orden Zalesky, age 89, passed away while surrounded by family and loved ones on Monday, January 14, 2013 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern. Born on October 6, 1923, Kathryn was the daughter of Stephen and Susie Van Orden of the Suffern/ Tallman area. She was one of fourteen children. In her adult life, Kathryn was both a homemaker and a professional. An accomplished nurse, Kathryn was known as Kay to her patients at Summit Park's Infirmary 7 North. Dedicating her life to the care of others, she treated her patients like family. Her biggest accomplishment, however, was her own family. She was the mother of...
Kathryn Ruth Van Orden Zalesky, age 89, passed away while surrounded by family and loved ones on Monday, January 14, 2013 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern. Born on October 6, 1923, Kathryn was the daughter of Stephen and Susie Van Orden of the Suffern/ Tallman area. She was one of fourteen children.
In her adult life, Kathryn was both a homemaker and a professional. An accomplished nurse, Kathryn was known as Kay to her patients at Summit Park's Infirmary 7 North. Dedicating her life to the care of others, she treated her patients like family. Her biggest accomplishment, however, was her own family. She was the mother of eight children, and the grandmother of eleven. She was an avid card player and cook, and enjoyed spending time with her sisters, as well as her children and grandchildren. Her strength, determination and resilience continue to be an inspiration to all who knew her.
She was predeceased by her husband, Eugene Zalesky, and two of their children, Kathryn Manning and Joseph Uhelsky, as well as their beloved granddaughter, Kathryn Grace Carney. Kathryn is survived by her daughters: Susan Medina of Suffern, Nancy Mohr of Wurtsboro, Doris Kantor of Salisbury Mills, Gene Carney of Airmont, and Barbara Wilson of Suffern. She is also survived by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held at Wanamaker & Carlough Funeral Home, 177 Route 59, Suffern, NY 10901on Thursday, January 17, 2013 from 2 – 4 & 7 – 9pm. The funeral service will be at the funeral home on Friday, January 18, 2013 at 10am with the interment to follow at Brick Church Cemetery, New Hempstead, NY.

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