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HENNESSEY, Eileen J. (Tiernan-Spencer)

HENNESSEY - Eileen J. Tiernan-Spencer
Of North Palm Beach, FL, formerly of Kenmore, died peacefully, her children by her side, December 23, 2011 in Amherst. Born in 1921 in Rochester to James and Julia (Howley) Tiernan. She attended Eastman School of Music, earned a BA at Nazareth College and Masters from Buffalo State College and was a Social Worker in Brooklyn and Buffalo, NY. A Florida resident since 1980, Eileen loved to play organ and was an avid bridge player. Her humor and loving sincerity will be deeply missed. Wife of the late John E. Spencer and J. Edward Hennessey; dear mother of Anne (David) Meltzer of East Aurora, Mary (Joseph) Lischka of Ft. Erie, Ont., Gail (late David) Schickele of San Francisco and John E. "Jack" Spencer, Jr. of No. Palm Beach, FL; stepmother of Kathleen Ernst of Phoenix; sister-in-law of Nedra Tiernan of Jupiter, FL and survived by six grandchildren as well as step-grandchildren and many loving nieces and nephews; predeceased by her sister, Mary Flynn and her brothers, William, Richard and Frank Tiernan. All are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Paul's RC Church, Delaware Ave. at Victoria Blvd., Kenmore, Tuesday (December 27th) at 11:30 AM. Please assemble at church. Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Arrangements D. LAWRENCE GINNANE FUNERAL HOME.

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