Kenneth S. Sapeta of Cold Spring passed away suddenly on March 15, 2022, at the age of 67.
Kenn was born on July 26, 1954, in Mineola, NY to the late Edmund and Mary Drysielski Sapeta. He grew up in Nassau County. At age 10, he played the accordion at the New York World’s Fair in Flushing. Kenn attended SUNY Oswego where he earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Industrial Arts.
Kenn owned InSync, where he worked as an Information Technologist. He then moved to the United States Marshals Service, where he has worked for the last 20 years.
Kenn was a true Renaissance man with a broad spectrum of interests and talents. He was a gifted craftsman who took delight in making beautiful things for his friends. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. He used his technological background to videotape engaging and uplifting talks to share with others. He was a gifted performer who sang opera with his wife Cathy at regional companies and acted in many area productions.
Kenn was involved in his faith and in his community. He was a Lay Associate in the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal, CFR. He was a 3rd degree Knight in the Knights of Columbus, Loretto Council 536 and a Knight of Obedience in the Sovereign Military Order of Malta American Association. He was a member of Whortlekill Rod & Gun Club, Putnam County Firearm Association and was a HAM Radio Operator.
Friends and family will cherish his kind heart and his ready smile.
Kenn’s first wife, Kathleen Sapeta, died in 2007.
On October 9, 2010, he married Cathy (Schwarz) Sapeta at Our Lady of Loretto Church in Cold Spring, NY.
Kenn is survived by his loving wife, Cathy Sapeta, his daughter Megan Biddle, her husband Ross, and their two children Violet and Rex of Bethel, CT, by his brother Edmund Sapeta of Buzzards Bay, MA, his sister Krysia Sapeta and her companion Martone Quitoriano of Cocoa Beach, FL.
Friends may call on Thursday March 24, 2022 from 4-7pm at Clinton Funeral Home, 21 Parrott Street, Cold Spring. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday March 25, 2022 at 11:00 AM at St. Augustine’s Church 381 North Highland Ave, Ossining, NY. Interment will follow in Cold Spring Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to one of Kenn’s favorite charities, the Community of Franciscan Friars of the Renewal, 180 South Street, Newburgh, New York 12550 or the Sovereign Military Order of Malta American Association 1011 First Avenue, Room 1350, New York, NY 10022.
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Franciscan Friars of the Renewal
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Knight of Sovereign Military Order of Malta American Association
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