Hortense Hillery Nunn
Hortense Hillery Nunn
  • March 10, 1929 - December 29, 2017
  • Melbourne, Florida

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Hortense Hillery Nunn, affectionately known as “Tensie.”, passed December 29, 2017 at Brookshire in Melbourne, Florida. She was born on March 10, 1929 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

She is preceded in death by her parents, John Rouse Hillery and Hortense Machauer Hillery; husband, Walter Nunn, PhD; brothers, John Rouse Hillery, Jr. and Sergei Joseph Hillery; sister, Dorothy Mae Hillery Sutton.

She is survived by her sisters, Barbara Hillery Saik (Ogden N.) and Elizabeth Hillery Hansen (the late Carl); and numerous nieces and nephews.

Tensie graduated from Dominican College and worked as a librarian. She also enjoyed helping her husband at the Florida Institute of Technology.