Anne M. Hearn United Irish Counties Aide to the Grand Marshal
Anne is the oldest of three children born to Joseph Leavy and Mary Bridget Hughes, in Ardagh, County Longford. She attended Glen National School and the Manor Secondary in Edgeworthstown. Anne emigrated to New York in 1961 and found employment with the New York Telephone as an Accounting Clerk where she quickly rose through the ranks to Accounting Supervisor, Operations Manager, and eventually Staff Director responsible for a large workforces in the accounting, budgets, computer, and labor relations fields.
Anne is a member of the County Longford Association and has held many offices in the Association including President and Webmaster. As a delegate to the United Irish Counties Association, Anne has served in many roles and has chaired UICA dinner dances as well as the souvenir journal, reservations, and Public Relations.
Anne is currently co-chaired the UICA annual feis. And was selected as the UICA Aide to the Grand Marshal in the Brooklyn St. Patrick’s Parade in 2011. Anne is a member of the Irish American Society of Nassau, Suffolk, and Queens and in 2014 she was their ‘Woman of the Year. She is a member of L.A.O.H. Division 15 Massapequa, the Mid Island Irish American Club, the Woman’s Club of Massapequa, and the Elks. Anne is married to Dennis Hearn, an Irish-American with roots in Fermanagh, Cork, and Waterford, since 1965, and they are parishioners of St. Rose of Lima in Massapequa, Long Island.