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Joanne Mary Fennessey


Joanne Mary Fennessey

The death occurred at the Maplewood Manor, Alberton, on Tuesday, October 22, 2019, with her loving family by her side, of Joanne Mary Fennessey, beloved wife of the late Arthur J. Fennessey (deceased 1997) l, formerly of Tignish, age 75 years. Born in Alberton on June 10, 1944, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Rita (nee Arsenault) Richard.

Loving mother to Debbie Fennessey of Tignish, Donna Fennessey of Miscouche, Shirley (Randy) Gavin of Central Kildare, Tracy Fennessey (Mark Doucette ) of Elmsdale and Jamie Fennessey of Tignish. Cherished grandmother to Ryan and Tyson Gavin.

Dear sister to Betty (late Roy) Palmer of Miscouche, Elaine (Richard) Shea of Anglo Tignish, Brenda (Louis) Shea of Anglo Tignish, Roger (Cathy) Richard of Tignish and Brian (Judy) Richard of Tignish. She is also survived by her brothers and sisters-in-law, Billy (late Joan) Fennessey of Sea Cow Pond, Rose Marie (late Stephen) Brennan of Sea Cow Pond, Auldina (late Gerry) Hopcraft of Burlington, Ont., Percy (Joan) Fennessey of Tignish, Barry (Joyce) Fennessey of Tignish and late Leo (Wanda) Fennessey of Tignish. She will be sadly missed by her many nieces, nephews and friends.

She was predeceased by her brother, Johnny, Richard and in-laws, Jimmy and Lorette Fennessey.

Resting at the Rooney Funeral Home and Chapel, Alberton, for visiting hours Thursday, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral Mass Friday morning at 10:30 a.m. from St. Simon and St. Jude Church, Tignish, with Rev. John Molina, celebrant. Interment in the church cemetery. 

As an expression of sympathy, memorials to the Alzheimer Society or to the Tignish Health Center would be gratefully appreciated.
Service Date
Friday, October 25, 2019
Service Location
St. Simon and St. Jude Church, Tignish, PEI

Thursday, Oct.23, 2019
Visitation Time
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Visitation Location
Rooney Funeral Home & Chapel Alberton, PEI

Burial Location
St. Simon and St. Jude Cemetery, Tignish, PEI

Requested Charity
Alzheimer Society or the Tignish Health Center