Aug. 11 Funeral Planned For Evelyn Krempecki|
Aug. 9, 2010
QUEENS, N.Y. - Evelyn Krempecki, the wife of former St. John's swim coach and compliance director Richard Krempecki, passed away on Saturday at the age of 89.
A funeral mass will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10:45 a.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Church in East Northport, N.Y. Visiting hours will be held Tuesday from 3-7 p.m. at Brueggemann Funeral Home, also in East Northport. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to the Huntington Hospital Emergency Room (www.hunthosp.org).
Richard Krempecki coached the St. John's swim team for 21 years, from 1964-85, during which the Redmen compiled a record of 199-78. Under Krempecki, St. John's won four Metropolitan Intercollegiate Swimming Conference Dual Meet Championships and eight Met Tournament Championships.