Nancy A. (Robertson) Hennessey, 85, of Fredonia, N.Y., passed away Monday January 25, 2021 at home with her loving family at her side. Nancy was born April 29, 1935 to Hazel (Rogger) and James Robertson. She received her Master’s in Early Childhood Education from Fredonia State University. She was an Elementary School teacher and eventually retired from the Fredonia Central School District. Nancy married James Hennessey August 25, 1956. She was a member of the Chadwick Bay Garden Club and longtime member of the Fredonia First United Methodist Church. Nancy enjoyed gardening, golf and spending time with her family.
Nancy is survived by: her son, Gregory Hennessey (Joy Wrona); her daughter, Suzzane (Kevin) Voss; daughter-in-law, Brenda Hennessey; grandchildren: Sarah (Ron) Krzal, Kendra (Chris) McLaughlin, David (Brittany) Hennessey, Patrick Hennessey (Emma Lupo), Cameron Voss and Lucas Voss; great-grandchildren: Alexa and Carter Hennessey and Matthew Krzal; cousins: Denise Griggs, Rev. Peg Harker and James Griggs,
Besides her parents, Nancy is predeceased by her husband, James Hennessey, who died April 18, 2020 and her son, Scott Hennessey, who died September 14, 2020.
The family would like to express a special thank you to her caregivers; Jackie Witherell and more recently Kristine Gehling and Eleanor Hobbs.
Memorial contributions in Mrs. Hennessey’s memory may be made to: Fredonia First United Methodist Church, 25 Church Street, Fredonia, N.Y. 14063, (fredoniafirst.org), Chautauqua Hospice & Palliative Care, 20 Fairmount Avenue, Lakewood, N.Y. 14750, (www.chpc.care) or Alzheimer’s Association of Western N.Y., 6215 Sheridan Dr. #100, Buffalo, N.Y. 14221 (firstname.lastname@example.org.)
A memorial service will be held on Saturday June 12, at the Fredonia First United Methodist Church, 25 Church St., Fredonia at 11 am. Interment will be private in Forest Hill Cemetery. On-line condolences may be made at larsontimkofuneralhome.com. Arrangements by David J. Dengler, LARSON-TIMKO Funeral Home, 716-679-9000.