Wendy Catherine McKinney

Wendy Catherine McKinney, 61, of Charlotte, N.C. passed away on Nov. 19, 2012, after a brief illness.

Wendy was born in Manchester on Sept. 6, 1951. She graduated from Manchester High School in 1969. Wendy spent most of her working life as an insurance agent, most recently working for Travelers Insurance Company. She enjoyed spending time with her cat, Poodie, and was an animal lover ever since childhood. Wendy also liked spending time with her friends in Charlotte and enjoyed trips to Connecticut around the holidays to visit family and catch up with old friends. Wendy was fond of travel, especially of trips taken to Cancun, Mexico, and Charleston, S.C.

Wendy is survived by her father, Robert (Bob) McKinney; brother, Robert (Rob) McKinney; niece, Robin McKinney Staszak, and nephew, Reed McKinney. Wendy is preceded in death by her mother, Mary McKinney.

The memorial service for Wendy will be held at 1 p.m. on Dec. 2, 2012, at St. Mary's Episcopal Church located at 41 Park St. in Manchester.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given to The Humane Society of Charlotte, 2700 Toomey Ave., Charlotte, NC 28203

Published in Journal Inquirer from Nov. 26 to Nov. 30, 2012