WATERBURY - Kay Julia Cam Richey died unexpectedly on April 13, 2020 at Waterbury Hospital. Ms. Richey was the daughter of the late Winifred McKoy and the late John Cam.
She was born on February 3, 1940 in Waterbury, CT. She graduated from Hopeville and Leavenworth schools in addition to receiving vocational training.
Kay was a member of the Salvation Army, the Ladies Ministry, Sunbeams and Girl Guards. Kay loved to play music, especially her alto horn, and marched in the Hopeville school band. She also liked classical and popular music, singing and loved playing cards and games with family and friends. When Kay was a child, she especially enjoyed playing Pie man, with her being Pie man and won many awards. She was compassionate, gentle, kind, loved everyone and always tried to help wherever she could.
Kay was the second of five siblings and leaves to cherish her memories: her sisters, Senior Soldier Gloria W. Vaughn, Evangelist Fran. E. McIntyre-Smith, all of Waterbury, Patricia Cam-Beaver (Alvin) of Bloomfield, her brother Reverend Richard John Cam of Waterbury, and her uncle Rudolph McIntyre of Honolulu, HI, many nephews, nieces, cousins, family and friends. She was predeceased by her brother, John Cam, Jr.
The family would like to give a special thank you to all the doctors, nurses, and health care professionals, who assisted with our loved one Kay’s care.
Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, a celebration of life will be announced by her family at a later date. The Alderson-Ford Funeral Home of Waterbury, 496 Chase Ave, 06704, is assisting the family with the arrangements. Please send all condolences to her sister, Gloria Vaughn, 238 Pine Street, Waterbury, CT 06710 and donations in her name can be made to the https://www.facebook.com/pg/ChristianOutreachWaterburyCT/posts/ Christian Outreach Center, 199 Easton Ave, Waterbury, CT 06704, Reverend Richard John Cam, d.d.