Rose Ann “Rosie” Sorensen Hennessy, 85, a resident of Cambridge Warren, Warren, PA. and formerly of Russell, PA., died Saturday afternoon, September 18, 2021, at her residence, after a long battle with dementia. She was born March 5, 1936, in Warren, PA. Rose Ann was the daughter of Henry and Rosella M. Anderson Sorensen. She was a 1955 graduate of Warren High School. She had been a lifelong active member of the First Church of the Nazarene. Rose endured retinitis pigmentosa (loss of her sight), she was a strong-willed lady who raised her family with love and encouragement. She enjoyed gardening, loved being a homemaker, wife, and mother. She also enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. After her husband, Bus, retired, they enjoyed motorcycle riding, traveling, camping. Hot dogs and burnt marshmallows were amongst her favorite foods.

Rose Ann is survived by her two children – Joseph H. Hennessy and his wife, Ethel of Clarendon, PA., Eileen Swanson and husband, Randy of Warren, PA., 4 Sisters – Emily Tuller of Russell, PA., Gladys Still, Joan Phelps and husband, Stanley, Julia Mahan and husband, Robert all of Warren, PA. 2 Brothers – Curtis Sorensen of Butler, PA., Dennis C. Sorensen and wife, Dawn of Warren, PA., 6 Grandchildren – Erin Sudul, Sarah Hoehn, Rev. Matt Slater, John C. Hennessy-ReCar, Lisa Ristau and Amy Swanson, 7 Great Grandchildren, several nieces, and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John “Bus” Hennessy whom she married on September 22, 1956, in Warren, PA., who died July 6, 2014, 1 Brother – Leroy H. Sorensen.

Friends may call at the First Church of the Nazarene, 907 Pennsylvania Avenue East, Warren, PA., on Saturday, September 25, 2021, from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. a Memorial Service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. with her grandson, Rev. Matt Slater, officiating. Interment will be in Oakland Cemetery, Warren, PA., Those wishing to place memorials may do so through First Church of the Nazarene or Hospice of Warren County, 1 Main Avenue, Warren, PA. 16365. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. has been entrusted with funeral arrangements.