Anna Marie Lennon, a registered nurse with a master's degree in rehabilitation counseling, died Saturday after a 1 1/2 -year battle with cancer. She was 64.
Born Anna Marie Stevenson in Kenmore, Mrs. Lennon was a 1968 graduate of Millard Fillmore Hospital School of Professional Nursing, and worked in the Millard Fillmore-Gates Circle Open Heart Intensive Care Unit until 1980.
She returned to the University at Buffalo and obtained an undergraduate degree in patient education and her master's degree to become a certified rehabilitation counselor.
With her graduate education and certification, she initially was employed as a program supervisor for Horizon Human Services. She then worked for Intracorp as a nurse/case manager and rehabilitation counselor. At the time of her death, she was employed as a nurse/case manager and certified rehabilitation counselor for CorVel Corporation.
Mrs. Lennon and her husband, J. Michael, were married May 30, 1969.
In addition to her husband, survivors include a daughter, Jennifer Sullivan; two sons, J. Michael and J. Patrick; her mother, Rose Ohar Stevenson; and two brothers, John M. Stevenson and Timothy Stevenson.
A funeral Mass will be offered at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in St. Andrew's Catholic Church, 1525 Sheridan Drive at Elmwood Avenue, Town of Tonawanda.