Obituary of John Hennessy
John Hennessy passed away with his loving family by his side.
John was born August 10th 1938 in the Bronx. He attended various Catholic Schools during his time there. In July 1959 he met his sweetheart Mary Ellen Sullivan. That year he also became a proud member of The New York City Police Department. In 1962 he married Mary and they raised four children. In 1966 they moved to Rockland County and settled in Airmont, NY, where they have called home for the past 53 years. In 1996 John retired from the NYPD as a Detective with the 44th precinct.
John is survived by his wife Mary of 57 years. His son John (Rosanne), Kevin (Michelle), Donna Coogan (Jack) and Brian (Christina). He is also survived by his 10 loving grandchildren. Michael, Christina and John Hennessy, Olivia and Ryan Hennessy, Christopher and Caitlin Coogan, Maryanne Araneo, Brian, Patrick and Sean Hennessy.
Visitation will take place on Saturday January 26th and Sunday January 27th from 2pm to 4pm and 7pm to 9pm both days at the Sorce Assumma & Shankey Funeral Home 34 N. Summit St., Pearl River, NY 10956 (845) 735-4849 www.sorceassummashankeyfh.com.
Mass of Christian Burial will beheld on Monday, January 28th at 9:45am at Sacred Heart Church, 129 Lafayette Ave., Suffern, NY 10901.
Burial to immediately follow at Ascension Cemetery 650 Saddle River Road, Airmont, NY 10952.
34 N. Summit St.
Pearl River, NY 10965
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