Sally Ann McMahon, 46, of Burke Heights Dr, Wallingford, beloved wife of Kevin Jensen, passed away on February 15, 2009 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Fort Dix, NJ on April 10, 1962 to the late Larry and Sandy Blish Brisson.Besides her husband, Sally leaves her two stepchildren, Wendy Shea of New Haven and Matthew Jensen of Wallingford, and her sister, Amy Brisson and fiance John Clark both of Hanover.Sally grew up in Hanover and graduated from Norwich Free Academy in 1980. She attended UCONN where she graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Nursing. Hartford Hospital, in the ER and later the ICU, is where she started her carrier before working at YNHH. Sally has been a Hospice Nurse for the last ten years. She started as a Home Care Nurse and moved into management at the CT Hospice in Branford. Sally was an active member on the executive board for the Church of Eternal Light and the Harvest Home Gathering. Sally was passionately engaged in her large community of friends.A Funeral Service will be held at BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden on Saturday, February 21st at 12 noon. Friends may visit with the family from 10 to 12. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Sally's memory may be sent to the Church of Eternal Light, 1199 Hill St., Bristol, CT 06010 OR the American Cancer Society, 538 Preston Ave., Meriden, CT 06450 OR Connecticut Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford, CT 06405.

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  1. Although I haven’t seen Sally in a few years I have fond memories of her and my time in Connecticut. I will always be touched by her laughter and her friendship. I knew I could count on her to be there when needed in good times and bad. Unfortunately I am unable to attend the memorial service but I would like to express my deepest sympathy for her family and friends. She will be missed.

  2. Dear Kevin & Family, Please except our deepest condolences for your loss. Sally was a beautiful & gifted soul. The world is a darker place without her shining spirit. May the Goddess embrace her & nurture your hearts. We will keep you in our thoughts & prayers. Marie & George Langer

  3. Dear Sally I watched you conquer many challenges with grace in the time I have known you. I will miss your smile. I have a feeling you have much work ahead of you. May the Goddess support you on your journey. Donna

  4. Dear Sally, I had not told you this in many years and I feared I would never be able to hold you. I love you dearest Kali. Thank you for being with me as I began on this wonderful path. You will always be a part of who I am. May the Goddess hold you and those you love, safely in her arms. Love DancingStar…Diane

  5. Dear Sister in Light you have earned your rest. May your journey across the Rainbow Bridge be one of Love & Light and may the Great Spirit embrace you! You lived with courage & grace in the face of great suffering! You are now free & Blessed with the wings of Butterflies. May they serve you well and grant you a straight flight into the arms of the Goddess. You will be missed & always loved.

  6. Farewell dear sister, You taught me so much on my new path all those years ago and since. I wish I could have spent more time with you. Peace to you on your new journey. You will be missed very much! in sisterhood, Sekhmet

  7. I am at a loss for words! I had thought she was recovering. My deepest, most heartfelt condolences and sympathies are extended to her families: both natural and spiritual. She will be both fondly remembered and greatly missed. Sharing the Grief, Angela D. .Wynter Ravyn. Foltz

  8. I cherish the time I was able to spend with Sally – forever inspired through getting to know her and her story. Sending much love and support her friends and family.

  9. I feel very privileged to have known and worked with Sally at Connecticut Hospice and will miss her quiet, sweet ways. All of us whose lives Sally touched as only she could, have lost someone very special. My heart goes out to her husband and family. -Roz Jones

  10. I knew Sally through our work together at CT. Hospice and will always remember her kind spirit and bright smile. She was truly a compassionate person in every aspect of her life. Even though I have only seen Sally occasionally in recent years, there are times when she just pops into my mind and reminds me of her goodness. A shining light has gone out for her family and anyone whose life she touched. She will be missed by many. My deepest condolences to her family.

  11. I met Sally at the NDoc Users group in Lancaster PA. She was fun! She was funny. My sincerest condolences. May God be with you, and your family and know that she was loved and will be missed. Rosa

  12. I remember the first time I met sally, she had such an inner radiance about her. I shall always love and miss her. I remember when my cancer returned Sally was there to cheer me on and gift me with a medalian that was important to her, I shall never forget her kindness. Michelle

  13. I was so saddened by seeing Sally’s name in the paper. I recently met her again when she visited the doctor’s office I work at. I had worked with her at YNHH on 77 before she went to the ICU. I think she worked nights. She was an excellent nurse! You could always be sure that everything was done for that patient and all the paperwork was in order if you took over one of her patients. Her tiny handwriting characterized the neatness and attention she took to detail. My thoughts and prayers are with her family.

  14. I wish I could attend but I am here in Naples,Fla. I know that the godess will watch over Sally and your family

  15. I’m so sorry for the loss of a sweet and beautiful friend. Sally will be terribly missed by me, and all who’ve known her. Blessings. Katerina

  16. Kevin & Family: I met Sally several years ago at the first HHG. She was a warm, wonderful person and my life is brighter from having known her. She will be missed by all whose lives she touched. May your sorrow be eased with the warm memories you will always have of her.

  17. Kevin & Kids, My thoughts and prayers are with you. Sally was a strong and powerful woman that was loved dearly by all who knew her. If you need anything, please call me. Sally – until we meet again dear sister……

  18. Kevin and Amy and family: You have my deepest condolences. Remember you will always be family. Love to you now and forever. My Dearest Sister: Your loving touch your feeling glance will be missed with out question. You left a hole where your physical presence was; and a light to look upon in the darkest of night. I LOVE YOU and always will. Til we meet again or when the veil is thin.

  19. Kevin and Family, My deepest sympathy goes out to you. Know that Sally was loved by all who were blessed to have known her. Her bright light will continue to shine on in the hearts of her friends, family and sisters. Summerland is a little brighter, for she walks in love and light with the Goddess. Blessed Be with Love

  20. Kevin and Family: We are so very sorry to hear of Sally’s passing. Are prayers are with you. Love Judy and Ray Shanna and Cory Ryan and Rickelle

  21. Kevin, I was shocked and saddened to hear about Sally, at work today. You are in our thoughts and prayers. I didn’t have the opportunity to know Sally, but read about her in the Harvest Home Gathering site. She seems like an amazing person and I am so sorry for your loss. Peace, Patti

  22. Kevin, my thoughts are with you and your family. I know these past years were difficult for you and Sally. She is in a better place now and will always be with you.

  23. Kevin; My prayers go out to you and your family for peace, tranquility, harmony and above all Love. May Sally rest now whole once more and in forever peace and joy. Always Love Laura

  24. My dearest Sally, I miss your sweet voice, your endearing smile and your courageous spirit. You were always an inspiration to me. Love you with all my heart. Until we meet again

  25. My family was not fortunate enough to have known Sally well… after the service on Saturday, I realize to some extent how unfortunate we really are… Sally has come visiting here in spirit regardless of our lack of contact. She had a great relationship with our children in spite of her relative infrequency of corporeal visit. I consider Sally’s departure a question of distance, and not loss in total. While her touch and voice will surely be missed by all, I have no doubt she is protecting all of us such as she is able in the state that she is in now. Our sincere condolences to Kevin, and to all who loved Sally. Sally… fly free and painlessly until the time we can meet again. Protect us as you can, as I know you will. Peace be with you, and us all. – The Beverlys

  26. My sincere condolences to Sally’s family and friends. Sally was my dear coven sister and friend. Her beautiful voice will always eco in my heart and I will cherish every moment we got to spend together in this earthly plain. Until we meet again! Love and Peace to all with bright blesssings, Cristina Ridgeway

  27. No words can express how deeply Sally has touched so many lives, which is evident through the thoughts and prayers coming from such a diverse circle of family and friends. We will all miss her terribly. Sally, pass peacefully to the Summerland – we will see you when you are welcoming us home. Safe journey my sister!

  28. Our deepest sympathies to Sally’s family and friends…She was a wonderful, courageous Spirit and always made us feel Loved. May she be at Peace in the arms of The Goddess…

  29. Sally – I love you and I will miss your bright smile and kind words…until we meet again.. Kevin – you are in my thoughts – your friends are here to help support you through this…

  30. Sally was a bright, shining and loving soul, she made anyone that met her feel at ease in her presence and she will be greatly missed. The world has lost a bright star and one amazing woman.

  31. Sally was such a wonderful caring woman. She always made me feel loved and a part her large family of sisters and friends. She was always positive and full of cheer whenever you saw her.She brought love and comfort to those that needed it most and never asked for anything in return.She has a place always in my heart. I will miss her very much. May her family and friends find peace in the memory of all she has accomplished in her life.

  32. Sally, your memory will burn as strong and bright for us as your strength and love of life did while you were here~ you will be missed, the stars shine more brightly tonight… Kevin, we know no words can touch the pain you feel, but know that if there were… we would offer them. Let us all take care of you and hold you up through your healing~ Love and light always, Zach, Kelly & Zoe

  33. To My Darling Sister – I will always miss you and wish that we had more time together, though I know you will be watching over all of us always until we can dance together again… To Kevin – Remember that we are all here for you and that you are a part of us. What ever you need – please feel free to ask. Our love and blessings to you and your family.

  34. To the family: I am so sorry and saddened to hear about the passing of Sally. I was a friend and a co worker at Hartford Hospital. She will be missed by many. My deepest sympathy.

  35. To the family: I had the pleasure of meeting Sally in Lancaster Pa at a conference. She was a delightful person. I was completely shocked and saddened to hear of her passing. My sincere condolences to all of you who loved her.

  36. We will miss Sally more than words can express right now. Our love and support will be with Kevin and their family always. My personal memories of Sally will stay in my heart forever. I was given the gift to have had known her. She was so Beautiful and So Very Strong. She will be missed always, but I also know she will always be around us with her love and light. With the Love, Kristi & Kyle

  37. When blessed with the gift of a deep love, words fail to encompass the hurt at its loss. My love and sympathy are with you, Kevin. You are in my thoughts and my heart. May we all honor her spirit and care for and nurture each other in the way she nurtured to us.

  38. Dear Sally I watched you conquer many challenges with grace in the time I have known you. I will miss your smile. I have a feeling you have much work ahead of you. May the Goddess support you on your journey. Donna

  39. Dear Sally, I had not told you this in many years and I feared I would never be able to hold you. I love you dearest Kali. Thank you for being with me as I began on this wonderful path. You will always be a part of who I am. May the Goddess hold you and those you love, safely in her arms. Love DancingStar…Diane

  40. Kevin & Kids, My thoughts and prayers are with you. Sally was a strong and powerful woman that was loved dearly by all who knew her. If you need anything, please call me. Sally – until we meet again dear sister……

  41. Kevin, I was shocked and saddened to hear about Sally, at work today. You are in our thoughts and prayers. I didn’t have the opportunity to know Sally, but read about her in the Harvest Home Gathering site. She seems like an amazing person and I am so sorry for your loss. Peace, Patti

  42. Kevin; My prayers go out to you and your family for peace, tranquility, harmony and above all Love. May Sally rest now whole once more and in forever peace and joy. Always Love Laura

  43. To the family: I had the pleasure of meeting Sally in Lancaster Pa at a conference. She was a delightful person. I was completely shocked and saddened to hear of her passing. My sincere condolences to all of you who loved her.

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