Sue Louise Kieny, 74, of Bluffton, S.C., passed away peacefully in her sleep after a period of declining health, on Feb. 13, 2013, with her family by her side. She was born on April 3, 1938, in Philadelphia, Pa., to James and Agnes Dougherty. On June 20, 1959, she was married to Leonard Kieny in Secane, Pa. They later moved to Poughkeepsie, N.Y. and settled in Shelburne, Vt., where they raised their family. She was a dedicated and loving wife, mother, and grandmother who was always comforting, encouraging, and especially willing to help in times of need. During her time in Vermont, she spent several years working in the Shelburne school system, the offices of Dr. Horace Jocelyn, DDS, and the Howard Bank. She and her husband retired to Bluffton, S.C., in 1995. Memorial Masses in remembrance of Sue will take place in Bluffton, S.C., and in Vermont at times to be determined. A service of Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 405 S. Main St., Wake Forest, N.C., (919) 556-5811, www.brightfunerals.com.