Patrick “Pat” E. Hennessy, 82, of Bellefontaine, passed away on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at Mary Rutan Hospital.
He was born on August 31, 1930 in Bellefontaine to the late Norbert D. and Irene F. (Hullinger) Hennessy. He was also preceded in death by a son, Thomas P. Hennessy on March 18, 1999 and a brother, Thomas J. Hennessy.
On August 30, 1958 he married the former Betty Stayrook in Bellefontaine and she survives along with their children, Rebecca “Becky” (Rick) Robison of Bellefontaine and Timothy “Tim” (Dawn) Hennessy of Lake St. Louis, MO; grandchildren, Parker (Lindsey) Robison, Colin (Morgan) Robison, Bailey Robison, Morgan E. Robison, and Madison, Harrison, Kennedy, and Grant Hennessy; and two great grandchildren, Maxton and Hayes Robison.
A Bellefontaine High School graduate, Pat was a U.S. Navy veteran and worked for Conrail as an electrician. He was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Elks Lodge #132, American Legion Harold Kerr Post #173, and the Moose Lodge #1533. Pat enjoyed helping other people and watching the grandchildren.
Rev. Patrick Sheridan will officiate an 11:00 a.m. memorial service on Friday, August 16, 2013 at the Eichholtz Funeral Home in Bellefontaine where friends may call from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 15, 2013. Burial will be in the Bellefontaine Cemetery with military honors by the Logan County Veterans Honor Guard.
Memorial contributions can be made to the charities of the donors’ choice.
Condolences may be expressed at www.edsfh.com.