Passed peacefully away July 21, 2016, Betsy Heneghan, aged 86. Predeceased by her sisters, Patricia Glover in 1979 and Anne Conway in 1986; and by her husband, Dr. Walter Heneghan in 1992. Leaving to mourn their children: John (Nicola) Birmingham, England; Elizabeth, Ottawa; Patrick (Helen) Keene, New Hampshire; Walter (Selina) Edmonton; Paul (Jo-Ann); Maggie (Keith Morgan); Ella (Brian Ricks); grandchildren: Rosie and Michael Heneghan; Matthew (Sarah), Andrew, Tim, Tom and Maggie Heneghan; Sasha and Kyra Heneghan Smith; Jack, Sarah and Patrick Heneghan; Patti and Anna Morgan. Also left to mourn, brothers John Lewis (Noreen) and Philip Lewis (Elizabeth) and sister Joan Sullivan, members of the Heneghan family, Ireland, as well as many nieces and nephews and friends in St. John’s, Holyrood, Montreal, the United States, and Ireland.
Special thank you to Dr. Andrew Hutton for his friendship and care over the years as well as to the staff at Palliative Care, Miller Centre.
Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Monday, July 25 and Tuesday, July 26 from 2-4 and 7-9. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the Basilica of St. John the Baptist on Wednesday, July 27, 2016, at 9:30. Internment to follow at the Southside Cemetery, Holyrood.
Loyal to family and friends, she lived a life of service, exemplified by her nursing profession, her work at St. Patrick’s Mercy Home, her dedication to her church, and her commitment to volunteer activities. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Emmaus House Food Bank where she volunteered for many years.