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 (

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.

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