Jennifer Nicole Wenz (08/16/1980-01/27/2018)
It is with great sorrow that her family announces the passing of Jennifer Nicole Wenz, on January 27, 2018. Jennifer was Valedictorian of the Monroe-Woodbury Graduating Class of 1998, and one of the top graduates at James Madison University-Class of 2001. Jennifer then went on to become a financial planner at People’s United Bank, in Westchester County, NY, and Connecticut. She was 37 years old at the time of her death.
The daughter of Dr. Lawrence Wenz, and the late Darlene Ann Wenz, Jennifer was born on August 16, 1980, in Manhasset, NY at North Shore Hospital. Her entire childhood and adolescence were lived in the Harriman, and Monroe area. Jennifer was a life-long resident of Orange County, NY.
Jennifer was a loving daughter, a devoted sister, and an overjoyed, doting mother to her new baby daughter, Olivia Ann. She was an avid believer in the power of yoga to enhance people’s lives. She was also a humble and talented artist who used her talent to bring joy to herself and others. Jennifer will be remembered for her brilliant smile, infectious laugh, and her generous heart. She possessed a beautiful soul, which she shared with those she loved, and those who loved her. She will never be forgotten.
Jennifer is survived by her father, Dr. Lawrence Wenz of Monroe, NY and step-mother Patricia Marini-Wenz; her sister Dr. Andrea Wenz of Boston, MA and step-sister, Cristine Torelli, of Highland Mills, NY, her daughter, Olivia Ann Wenz of Monroe, NY, as well as a large extended family and step-family. She was predeceased by her mother, Darlene Ann Wenz, grandfather and grandmother, Andrew Wenz, and Susan Alice Wenz of Queens, NY; her grandmother, Adella Riverburg, of Lenoxville, PA; and her godfather and uncle Jack Tellep, of Clifford, PA.
Visitation will be held on Friday, February 2nd during the hours of 5:00 to 8:00 PM and Saturday, February 3rd, from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM at Flynn Funeral & Cremation Memorial Centers, Inc., located at 139 Stage Road, Monroe, New York 10950.
A Funeral Mass will be offered on Saturday, February 3rd, at 12:00 PM at St. Anastasia Parish Church located at 21 North Main Street, Harriman, NY 10926, with the Rev. Michael Keane officiating.
Cremation will follow at Oxford Hills Crematory, Inc., Chester, NY
Memorial contributions in Jennifer’s memory can be made to the contributor’s favorite charity, or to the Olivia Ann Wenz Educational Fund, c/o Orange County Trust, 91 Brookside Avenue, Chester, NY 10918.
Funeral and cremation arrangements have been entrusted to Thomas F. Flynn, and staff of Flynn Funeral & Cremation Memorial Centers, Inc. For Directions to the Funeral Home, St. Anastasia Parish Church or to offer an online memorial please visit www.flynnfh.com.