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Gail (Ferris) Hennessey
September 9, 1939 ~ November 22, 2022 (age 83) 83 Years Old
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Gail A. Hennessey, 83, of New Fairfield, wife of the late James L. Hennessey, died on Tuesday evening, November 22, 2022, at Greenwich Hospital.
Funeral services will take place on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in the Jowdy-Kane Funeral Home, 9 Granville Ave., Danbury.
Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, Bethel.
The family will receive friends in the Jowdy-Kane Funeral Home on Tuesday evening from 5 PM to 8 PM
Gail A. Hennessey, of New Fairfield, CT, passed away on November 22, 2022, at Greenwich Hospital at age 83 with family by her side. She was predeceased by mother and father Ann Urban and William E. Ferris, and her husband, James L. Hennessey. Mrs. Hennessy is survived by her sister June Ferris, her children Mark Hennessey and Sheryl Michener, Sheryl's husband Matthew Michener, and four grandchildren, Savanna Michener, Brielle Michener, Audrey Michener and Destin Michener. Mrs. Hennessey graduated from Stamford High school with the class of 1958, and the Danbury Hospital School of Nursing with the class of 1961. Mrs. Hennessey spent most of her life as a visiting nurse and took great care of many infirm and elderly patients. Mrs. Hennessey was a dedicated gardener, collector of antiques, loved spending time crafting and doing puzzles, and in younger years had a range of Boston Terriers. She spent many summers in Matunuck, Rhode Island at a beloved family beach cottage and enjoyed escaping the cold CT winters to Florida. She was always known for her quick wit, and telling it like it is to family, friends and strangers alike.