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May Louise Henson

August 23, 1934 ~ July 1, 2020 (age 85)




Passed away at the age of 85 on Wednesday July 1, 2020 of the North Side.

May Henson was a loving mother, sister, and grandmother, 

May was born to John and Margaret Nicol in Detroit Michigan on August 23, 1934. She was proceeded in death by her late husband Anthony “Jack” Henson. Survived by brother Neal Nicol, sister Kathy Bonello, the late Margie Sultana (Victor), and Jack Nicol (Ester). She was the mother of 7 children. Lola Heiser (George), Velma Coppinger (Chuck), the late Chuck Henson, Nancy Mann (Randy) Anell Volpe, John Henson (Sugie) and Sally Sterritt. May was the grandmother to  Chucky Coppinger (Kathy) ,Chalk Heiser, Tony Heiser, Kimberly Wehner (Skip), Brandi Mann ,Shauna Henson-Cordwell (Bill), Michael Henson (Amy), the late James Henson (Melody), Mandy Conner (Lawson) and Amber Mann. Along with 11 great-grandchildren and 14 great-great-grandchildren. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, and friends.

May was a proud employee of Nabisco in East liberty where she was the first female foreman, and after 39 years, she retired. She had a passion for writing poetry and spending much of her time in Sigel PA with family. May was an extremely strong woman, loved and admired by all who knew her.

Visitation will be held Monday 2-8pm at Stephen M. Brady Funeral Home  920 Cedar Ave Pittsburgh Pa 15212.

Funeral Service will be Tuesday 10am at St. Michael and All Angels Lutheran Church, burial will follow.

Donations in lieu of flowers can be sent to St Michaels and All Angels Lutheran Church on Spring Garden Avenue. 


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Funeral Service
July 7, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Michael and All Angels Lutheran Church

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