Audrey M. Sumski
Audrey M. Sumski

July 1, 1940 - September 3, 2017
Born in Poughkeepsie, NY
Resided in Hyde Park, New York


Audrey M. Sumski, 77, a lifelong area resident, died on Sunday, September 3, 2017, at the Baptist Home in Rhinebeck.

Born on July 1, 1940 in Poughkeepsie, she was the daughter of the late Fernwood and Carratta Hawley Case.

Audrey was a homemaker and former member of the Polish - American Club of Poughkeepsie.

On July 11, 1968, she married Stephen Warren Sumski. He predeceased her on January 18, 2011.

Audrey is survived by her daughter, Laura Borst, and her husband, Ron, of Poughkeepsie; daughter, Brenda Gossett, and her husband, Erik, of Indiana; daughter, Donna Recchia Cottrell, of Amenia; daughter-in-law, Kristen Sumski; grandsons, Dylan Sumski and Michael McGuire; granddaughters, Rebecca and Stephanie Borst, Mary Avery, Theresa Feldman, and Michelle Dinsmore; step-grandson, Jonathan Gossett; brother, Ken Case, of Poughkeepsie; sister, Fern Williamson, her husband, Wayne, and Fern’s daughter, Jenn Tompkins, of Hyde Park; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by one son, Edward Sumski, and one brother, Stephen Case.

There are no calling hours. Funeral services and burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Audrey's family respectfully requests memorial donations to the Alzheimer's Association, 2 Jefferson Plaza, Suite 103, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 (

Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc., Rte. 9, Hyde Park.

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Alzheimer's Association - Hudson Valley Chapter
2 Jefferson Plaza, Suite 103
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601