Kathleen (Kay) Negreira Davies, 100, formerly of Bay Ridge, Far Rockaway, Valley Stream, Huntington and Shoreham, all on Long Island, N.Y., passed away Monday, April 28, 2014, at Providence Place, Drums, where she had resided for the past several years.
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She was born March 16, 1914, in New York, and was the youngest of nine children of Jose and Nora O'Connor Negreira. She met her husband, Gerard Joseph Davies, while attending Bishop McDonald High School and they were married Oct. 21, 1933.
Kay enjoyed playing golf and received several trophies from St. George Golf Club. She served as a member of the Huntington Tree Commission. Prior to her retirement, she was employed by Van Son Holland Ink. She and her husband, Gerry, attended daily Mass and were active in parish life.
In addition to her parents and siblings, she was preceded in death by her husband, Gerard J. Davies, who passed away in 2005.
She and her family recently gathered to celebrate the occasion of her 100th birthday. She died 45 days after her birthday party.
Surviving are her daughter, Kathleen McCarthy, Kingston; son, Gerard Davies and his wife, Judy; grandchildren, Patricia McCarthy Wegener and her husband, Philip, Brian McCarthy, Andrew Davies and his wife, Gretchen, Gregory Davies and his wife, Lindsay, Douglas Davies and his wife, Erin, and Deirdre McCarthy DeNero and her husband, Alan; and great-grandchildren, Erika McEnany, Arleigh Walton, Stephen Wegener, Elizabeth Wegener, Madison Davies, Anthony DeNero, Molly Davies, Christopher Davies, Rebecca DeNero, Paige Davies and Olivia Davies.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in 9:30 a.m. Saturday in the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola, 339 N. Maple Ave., Kingston. The family will receive friends from 8:30 to 9:15 a.m. at the church. Interment will be in St. Charles Cemetery, Farmingdale, N.Y.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 26 Broadway, New York, NY 10004.
Condolences may be sent at www.maher-collins.com.
Maher-Collins Funeral Home
360 North Maple Avenue
Kingston, PA 18704
Published in Citizens' Voice on May 8, 2014