Elizabeth 'Beth' (Connelly) McEnery
McEnery, Elizabeth Connelly (Beth) Age 82, of Bloomington, died on Wed., January 11, 2017. Beth was born in Lanesboro, MN to Angelo and Margaret (Horihan) Connelly. She graduated from Lanesboro High School in 1952 and from the College of St. Teresa in Winona, MN, in 1956. In 1958 she married William (Bill) McEnery, who died in 2003 after 45 years of marriage. Surviving children are Kevin (Laura) McEnery and grandsons Brian and Stephen of Shawnee, KS; Kathleen (Doug) Datta and grandsons Kevin (Megan) and Paul of Hopkins; Tom (Chris) McEnery and grandchildren Griffin and Grace of Minneapolis; Dan (Cherilyn) McEnery and granddaughter Mikayla of Savage. She is also survived by her dear friend, Chuck Siggerud. Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 11 am, St. Edward's Church, Bloomington. Visitation 2 hours before Mass. Interment at St. Patrick's Cemetery, Lanes-boro, MN at a later date. The family would like to thank the team at Fairview Southdale's stroke unit and the special people at N.C. Little Hospice for providing Beth with wonderful and dignified care. Daughter, sister, classmate, cousin, teacher, wife, mother, travel agency manager, parishioner, confidante, volunteer, world-traveler, Irish grandmother... Beth played many roles during her life. Yet the role she cherished most was that of friend. Her friendships, and her great smile, which greeted everyone she met, will be her legacy and of that, she can be proud. She lived joyfully, loved deeply and died gracefully. Hers was indeed a life well lived. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to: Cemetery Fund of St. Patrick's Church, Lanesboro, MN 55949; Bridging, Inc., W. 87th St., Bloomington, MN 55420; N.C. Little Hospice, 7019 Lynmar Lane, Edina, MN 55435. Washburn-McReavy.com Werness Brothers 952-884-8145
Published on January 15, 2017
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