Wendy Havill

Obituary of Wendy Lou Havill

Wendy Lou Havill


Penn Yan: Wendy Lou Havill, age 64, of Penn Yan, NY died Tuesday October 29, 2019 after a short battle with cancer at Clifton Springs Hospital, Clifton Springs, N.Y.

A Celebration of Her Life will be held from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Sunday Dec. 8, on the 2nd Floor, Penn Yan Fire Dept. enter at NE Corner of 125 Elm St. Penn Yan.

Memorial contributions may be made to Wilmont Cancer Center “Larry & Cindy Bloch Alumni & Advancement Center, PO Box 278996, Rochester, NY 14627; or the Penn Yan Fire Dept. 125 Elm St. Penn Yan, NY 14527.

Wendy was born March 7, 1955 in Goffstown, New Hampshire, one of 3 daughters of the late Oscar Gordon and Ruby Ann-Elizabeth {Locke} Simpson. Having lived locally since 1963, she graduated from Penn Yan Academy in 1973, and later in life continued her education at F.L.C.C. receiving an Associate's Degree in Business. On August 8, 1998 in Barrington, NY she married Mark E. Havill. Wendy was a highly respected Front End Supervisor and Cashier Trainer employed by Wegmans in Geneva, and Canandaigua, N.Y., among various other locations training employees; her illness forced early retirement.

Wendy was a former member of Penn Yan Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary, and Penn Yan Ladies of the Moose. She loved light houses and going to the beach. She had a passion for elephants, lottery tickets, scratch offs and slot machines; but her greatest joy in her life was her children and grandchildren.

She is loved and will be forever missed by her husband of 21 years Mark E. Havill at home; son Tim P. (Jenny) Ellis of San Tan Valley, AZ, daughter Tara L. Gray of Penn Yan, son Justin M. (Pamela) Havill of Victor, NY, son Joshua D. (Ami Wolfe) Havill of Henderson, TN; 6 grandchildren Austin D. Gray, Morgan E. Gray, Joseph P. Barone, Hannah D. Havill, Matilda L. Havill, and Henry W. Havill; 2 sisters Sharon A. Pappas of Sun City Center, FL, and Patty-Jo Ferguson of Colver, PA; along with several nieces & nephews.

Besides her parents she was predeceased by a brother James David Simpson on Aug. 18, 2014.

The Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water Street, Dundee is honored to be entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences can be sent to the family by visiting www.bairdfuneralhomedundee.com.

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Celebration of Life

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sunday, December 8, 2019
Penn Yan Fire House
125 Elm St.
Penn Yan, New York, United States
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