JOHN KENT HUMPHREYS,
63 August 8, 1945 - January 18, 2009 Bellvale, NY John Kent
Humphreys, of Bellvale, NY, passed away at home on January
18, 2009. He was 63 years old. Born on August 8, 1945 in
Ithaca, NY, he was the son of John W. Humphreys and Alice
Kent Humphreys. He was married to Katherine (Worthen) Humphreys
on January 27, 1967. A 1963 graduate of Ithaca High School,
he earned a BS in Engineering in 1968 from University of
Virginia. He was commissioned in the US Navy and served
on the USS Henry Clay nuclear submarine from 1968-1972.
He spent his career as a Consultant to the Nuclear Power
Industry including 11 years at Burns & Roe in Oradell,
NJ, and 14 years at Millstone Nuclear Power Plant in Waterford,
CT, retiring in 2000. Since 2000, he has been an active
member of WVCC, serving on committees, as vice president
for two years and club president from October 2007 - October
2008. He is survived by his wife, Katherine Humphreys; his
children: Louise Humphreys, Julianne Hobbs, and John W.
Humphreys; his five granddaughters: Cheryl Humphreys, Jennifer
Hobbs, Ingrid Hobbs, Juliana Hobbs and Jamie Humphreys;
and a sister, Julianne Vilardo. Memorial visitation will
be held on Friday, January 23, from 4-6:30 p.m. at Lazear-Smith
& Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 17 Oakland Avenue, Warwick,
followed by a memorial service will be held at 6:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to the
Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network, Inc., 4813 St. Elmo Avenue,
Bethesda, MD 20814, www.bcan.org or Hospice of Orange &
Sullivan Counties, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, NY 12550.