Hart, Kathleen M. (Kay), long time resident of Oswego N.Y., passed away Jan 8, 2012 in Mesa Arizona, her winter residence.
Mrs. Hart was born February 15, 1926 to Leslie and Florence (Wills) Hammond in Fulton NY.
She is survived by her brother John Hammond; 4 loving children and their spouses, Leslie (Carolyn) Hart, Lawrence Hart, Mary Kay (Robert) Benjamin, Steven (Jane) Hart; 10 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband Richard (Dick) Hart, brother Jim Hammond, sister Irene Busko, and grandson Ryan Hart.
Mrs. Hart and her husband enjoyed many years of retirement at the Good Life Trailer Park in Mesa Arizona. They played golf, traveled cross country, and cruised the sea.
Mrs. Hart worked over 20 years in the Student Teaching department at Oswego State University. She loved working with people. The friendships she developed at SUCO lasted her lifetime.
Mrs. Hart found great pleasure in her family, weekly luncheons with friends, trips to the theater, Bunko club, and junkets to the track. She was an avid reader and never went anywhere without her books. She often donated time working in the libraries in Oswego and Mesa.
Services will be held at Nelson Funeral Home in Oswego sometime in the spring.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to the Ryan L. Hart Scholarship Fund, Cayuga Community College Foundation, 197 Franklin St., Auburn N.Y. 13021.
Online condolences may be made at www.nelson-funeralhome.com