Margaret C. Hennessey, 88, of Riverside PA
passed away peacefully on December 29, 2020 at Nottingham Village Nursing
Center in Northumberland PA. She was born at home June 23, 1932 in Mount
Carmel PA the daughter of the late Mason C. and Lizzie R. Leiser Schlegel.
She graduated from Mount Carmel High School in
She was married for 56 years to the late Edward
P. Hennessey, who preceded her in death March 25, 2014.
Margaret was a caring and deeply devoted
homemaker. She loved listening to music, watching old movies and traveling
to visit her sister, Bonnie.
She is survived by her daughter, Elizabeth R.
“Ebby” Kort and her husband Paul of Riverside PA and her son, Edward M.
Hennessey and his wife, Traci, of Northumberland PA. Also surviving are
three granddaughters: Laura Richards and her husband Jason; Sarah Romansik
and her husband Kevin, all of Riverside PA and Kiera Hennessey and her
partner, Ethan Dailey of Northumberland PA and three great-grandsons:
Callaghan and Jaxson Romansik, of Riverside PA and Oliver Dailey of
Northumberland PA. She is also survived by one sister, Bonnie Schlegel
Weigand of Prosper TX as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.
A memorial service celebrating Margaret’s life
will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be held at the
Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville PA.
Memorial contributions may be made to the
Alzheimer’s Association 57 North Franklin Street Wilkes-Barre PA 18701-1309
or online at
under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 42 W. Mahoning Street,
Danville, PA 17821.
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