Carol Ann Tate Wezensky, age 80, of Gloucester, died Jan. 29, 2020 at VCU Medical Center in Richmond.
A native of Roanoke, born on Sept. 6, 1939 to the late Helen Downey Tate and Jack E. Tate Sr., she graduated William Fleming High School, class of 1958. She was a member of the Women in Construction, also known as WIC, actively involved in the construction of the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel second tube. Mrs. Wezensky retired from the Newport News City Schools Transportation Department. An active member of St. Therese Catholic Church, the Theresians, the Red Hat Society, she managed the Charitable Bingo Gaming Activities, as well as Sweet Adelines. A brother, Jack E. Tate Jr., and her son, James Charles Wezensky (Chuck), preceded her in death.
She is survived by her husband of 49 years, James A. Wezensky; three sons, Rodger Collins, wife Melodie, Robert Wezensky, wife Natalie, Michael Wezensky, wife Barbara; eight grandchildren, Hope Collins Skinner, husband Jeremiah, Devon Collins, Jamie Wezensky, James Bryant Wezensky, Gavin Wezensky, wife Becky, Justin Wezensky, wife Marissa, Sylvia Wezensky, Shayla Wezensky; one great-grandchild, Eden Wezensky; sister, Bonnie D. Tate; special niece, Sarah Whitman, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
The family received friends on Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, from 6-8 p.m. at Hogg Funeral Home, Gloucester Point. A Christian Funeral Liturgy conducted by Father Gregory Kandt was held at noon on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, at the Church of St. Therese, 6262 Main Street, Gloucester, Va. 23061. Interment will be private.
In her memory, contributions may be made to Church of St. Therese, Bread for Life Food Pantry, 6262 Main Street, Gloucester, Va. 23061.
Services under the direction of Hogg Funeral Home.