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1931—2019

Kathryn Ann “Kay” McDermott died in American Canyon, CA at age 88. Kay is survived by son Michael McDermott, daughter Tina Pinaglia, son-in-law Dave Pinaglia, grandson Jacob Pinaglia and great-grandchildren Liam and Maverick Pinaglia.

She is preceded in death by sister Ruth Fletcher and brother Henry, her parents Sarah Agnes (nee Fahey) and Henry Anthony.

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She was born on March 15, 1931 in Newport, Rhode Island into a naval military family. She started school in Hawaii and graduated high school in New London, Connecticut, After graduation from Philadelphia General Hospital nursing school, she became a navy nurse. She had a 35-year nursing career (ER, ICU, mental health and staff training officer).

After leaving the navy, she moved to Southern California. She had lived in Napa county since 1980.

A viewing (10-11:30AM), service (noon) and reception (1-3PM) are scheduled at Tulocay Cemetery on Saturday, June 8. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.tulocaycemetery.org.

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