July 18, 1933 ~ April 15, 2020
Elizabeth 'Betsy' Smith Hennessy, age 86, of Wallingford, formerly of Woodbridge, loving wife of the late Herbert Hennessy, passed away on April 15, 2020 at Yale-New Haven Hospital. She was born in New Haven on July 18, 1933, a daughter of the late Carleton and Delia Tracy Smith. She is survived by her sons; Robert Hennessy of FL, David Hennessy and his wife Tjin Hoa of West Haven, and Paul Hennessy of New Haven, brother, Carleton Smith of Branford, 5 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren. Elizabeth had previously taught for Orange and New Haven Public Schools. Services will be privately held at Evergreen Cemetery at a later date. Elizabeth's family asks that donations in her name be made to the frontline workers/responders at Yale-New Haven Hospital by going to www.givetoynhh.org or mailing checks to Yale-New Haven Hospital Office of Development, PO Box 1849, New Haven, CT 06508.