Mary Ann (Istvan) Hennessy, 79, of Royersford, formerly of Edison, NJ, passed away Thursday at her residence.
Born in New Brunswick, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Mary B. (Bernat) Istvan.
Mary Ann was a Christmas enthusiast who collected Santa’s, as well as glass and china decorations. She retired from Rutgers University where she worked for many years.
Surviving are daughters Sharleen Deshpande, wife of Shekhar of San Diego, CA, Lynda Kenny, wife of William of Villanova, PA, Karen Pellecchia, wife of Chris of Brick, NJ; son-in-law Daniel Knezevich; grandchildren Ryanne, Ashley, Benjamin, David, Sarah, and Diana.
A memorial service will be celebrated Sunday February 19, 3:00PM at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Ltd., 329 N. Lewis Rd., Royersford. Visitation will be held Sunday from 1:00PM-2:45PM at the funeral home. Interment will be private.