Kay Jean Chaplin Scardino, 73, died on Aug. 5, 2013. A native of Rochester, N.Y., Kay had been a Williamsburg resident for over 20 years.
She was employed as a hotline operator with the Virginia Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Hotline. She also volunteered for Faith in Action. She had been a dedicated care provider for pets in their homes for the past 12 years. Kay was a warm, loving, and generous person who will be missed by many.
Kay was preceded in death by her son, Christopher Samuel Scardino, and her sister, Janet Chaplin Dutton. She is survived by her two grandchildren, Samantha Scardino and Alex Scardino of Rochester; two nieces, Sarah Dutton and husband, David Rockland, of New York, N.Y., and Jennifer Whyte and husband, Dennis, and their children, Janet and Dennis, of Long Island, N.Y.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 14, at 1 p.m. at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, 1333 Jamestown Road. A reception will follow in the Fellowship Hall.
Donations may be made to Hospice House of Williamsburg, 4445 Powhatan Parkway, Williamsburg, VA, 23188; or the
, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK, 73123.
Online condolences may be made at www.nelsencares.com