Clare Hembdt
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Memorial Service

10:00 am
Thursday, May 16, 2019
First Church of Monticello Presbyterian
11 Jones Street
Monticello, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

Rock Ridge Cemetery
225 East Broadway
Monticello, New York, United States

Obituary of Clare E. Hembdt

Clare E. Hembdt, a homemaker and former resident of Mongaup Valley, passed away on May 9, 2019 in Troy, NY at the age of 93.

The daughter of the late Francis Seargent and Fannie Robinson Seargent, she was born in Monticello on October 28, 1925. She was the widow of George Hembdt whom she married on October 16, 1948.

Clare was a 1943 graduate of Monticello High School. She worked for the telephone company until soon after she married her husband George. She was a longtime and active member of the Presbyterian Church.

She is survived by a son: Philip of Troy; a sister Margaret McNeely; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband George, she was predeceased by two brothers Douglas and Donald Seargent; and a sister: Gertrude Gipson.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 10:00am at the First Church of Monticello, Presbyterian, 11 Jones Street in Monticello. Interment of her ashes will follow at the Rock Ridge Cemetery in Monticello.

Memorial contributions can be made the First Church of Monticello, Presbyterian, or a charity of your choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of the VanInwegen-Kenny, Inc. Funeral Home of Monticello NY; for additional information or to send an online condolence, please visit

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