Obituary of Joan C. Heffernan
Joan C. Heffernan, 93, passed away Monday, October 3, 2022. Joan was born in Fort Ann, NY the daughter of Henry and Veronica (Vail) Smith. She was raised in Auburn, and was a graduate of Central High School. With her husband Richard T. Heffernan, who pre-deceased her in 1994, they were members of Sacred Heart Church. For the past three months she has resided at The Commons, and is a former resident of Baldwinsville. She enjoyed her family, home, gardening and reading. Survivng are sons: Richard T. Heffernan, Jr., Baldwinsville, Marck J. Heffernan, Skaneateles; grandsons: Richard T. Heffernan III (Kristen), North Syracus, Brian Heffernan (Alyssa) Fairport NY; sister-in-law, Sharon Heffernan, FL; numerous nieces, nephews and couins. She was pre-deceased by her husband, parents, her sister Nancy and brother-in-law, Peter Bergan, brother-in-law, Thomas (Red) and sister-in-law, Kathleen Heffernan and brother-in-law, William Heffernan. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Friday, October 7, 2022 in Sacred Heart Church with Reverend Michael Brown as Celebrant. Interment will follow in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Finger Lakes SPCA of CNY, 41 York Street, Aubur, NY 13021.