Wendy L. Hienz, 56

Wendy L. Hienz, 56, of Ellport passed away Wednesday, August 23, 2023 at PAM Unit at Heritage Valley Hospital following a short courageous battle with cancer.

Born July 31, 1967 in New Castle, she was the daughter of the late John “Jack” and Janice M. Martin Hienz.

Wendy had graduated from Riverside in 1985 and then from Carlow where she earned her BSN. She started her R.N. career first working at West Penn Hospital then at the Ellwood City Hospital, and currently in the Heart and Vascular Unit at Heritage Valley. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Ellwood City. Wendy enjoyed following her son with his marching band at Ellwood City and then Robert Morris University.

Survivors include her son, Kevin M. Hienz of Ellport; three sisters, Christine (Mark) St. George-Gray of Ravenna, OH, Deborah Hienz of Fombell, and Patricia Hienz of Cranberry and many loving aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother-in-law Alex St. George and her aunt Brenda Oliver.

Friends will be received by the family on August 26, 2023 from 12:00 pm until the time of the Funeral Service at 1:00 pm at the First United Methodist Church in Ellwood City. Rev. Jay Sterling will officiate.

Interment will follow in Locust Grove Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff at Heritage Valley and the PAM Unit.

Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com

7 thoughts on “Wendy L. Hienz, 56

  1. I worked with Wendy in ICU at the Ellwood City Hospital. She was always so kind to me, and such a wonderful nurse. Sending all my love and prayers to her family.

  2. Condolences to the family. Wendy was such a sweet, caring person that everyone loved. I had the pleasure of working with her during her time at Elwood City ICU and could not have asked for a better nurse.

  3. I worked with Wendy in ICU at Ellwood Hospital. She was such a kind person and a great nurse. She loved her family especially her son Kevin. I will miss her.

  4. Such a sweet, kind, mild mannered lady. She was my neighbor, but more my friend. Her son Kevin, is her pride and joy. Please say a prayer for him. We will miss you Wendy.

  5. Prayers and sympathy to Wendy’s son Kevin and her family. Wendy was a quiet soul and dedicated to her son. She shared her kindness with her patients and friends. This world has lost a excellent nurse and honorable woman. Rest with our Lord Jesus Christ.

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