Niskayuna - Stephen J. Hennessey of Niskayuna, died on May 3, 2019 at home with his wife by his side.
He was the son of Dorothy (Egan) and Phillip Hennessey of Salem, MA. He has two sisters, Phyllis (Mrs. Edward Sullivan) and the late Dorothy (Mrs. Frank Gillis).
Stephen married Doreen (Poitras) and was father to 3 children - Stephen Jr. (PHD), Brenda (Mrs. Martin Lewis) and James (deceased). He has two grandchildren, Kaylee and Jonah Lewis.
Stephen was a renaissance man; he enjoyed politics, psychology and philosophy. His great love was art; he was a member of various art groups. He especially enjoyed portraits and plain air painting, spending time in Gloucester and Rockport MA, painting the sea.
He also played the organ, drums and was in different bands over the years. Steve was a lifelong member of the Y.M.C.A. He enjoyed football, swimming, boxing and in later years handball. He was an avid camper and great fireside singer.
Steve was a school psychologist in the East Greenbush School district, he enjoyed working with children.
Calling hours Tuesday evening May 7 from 4:00 to 5:45 p.m. followed by a memorial service at 6:00 p.m. at Daly Funeral Home, 242 McClellan St., Schenectady, NY.
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