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 Geraldine Ruth Hennessy

Geraldine Ruth Hennessy

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Death 1 May 2010 (aged 79)
Burial Kettering, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 52070953 · View Source
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Hennessy, Geraldine Ruth

HENNESSY, Geraldine Ruth age 79, died May 1, 2010 in Columbus Ohio. At the time of her passing children, grandchildren, Irish music and much love surrounded her. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Mike and her three brothers Bruce, Bud and Brian. She is survived by her 10 children and 25 grandchildren; Michael and Carrie Hennessy (Michael, Liam, Audrey, Adeline), Colleen and Charles Dalton (Sara, Daniel, Abbie), Maureen Hennessy (Jason, Siobhan, Caitlin), Sheila and Gary Garrison (Katherine, Megan, Shannon), Siobhan and Wayne Wallmow (Christopher, James), Sean and Seble Hennessy (Jessica, Brian, Abigail), Kathleen and Kirk Herath (Spencer, Max), Moira Hennessy, Bruce and Mini Hennessy (Riley, Rowan, Keegan, Kallyn), Patrick and Sharon Hennessy (Colin), 10 great grandchildren, sisters Nancy, Midge, Maureen, Joanne, brother David and numerous other family and friends. She was born on July 5, 1930 in Cleveland, Ohio and was known affectionately as Gerry. She graduated with an R.N. from St. Elizabeth's School of Nursing in 1951, married Mike and settled in Dayton. A loving wife of 57 years, she was also an active volunteer for the March of Dimes and co-authored the children's bowling activity book, "Let's Go Bowling". Gerry was an award winning tennis player and avid bowler and golfer. During her retirement in Bluffton, SC, she was a valued volunteer for the Lion's Club and St Gregory the Great church and school. Visitation will be held at the TOBIAS FUNERAL HOME-FAR HILLS CHAPEL, Thursday May 6th from 4-7 p.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial on May 7 at 10:30 a.m. at the Church of the Incarnation, Centerville Ohio. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to HomeReach Hospice, Columbus Ohio or The Hospitality House of Charlotte, North Carolina. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.tobiasfuneralhome.com.

Published in the Dayton Daily News from 5/3/2010 - 5/6/2010


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  • Created by: Thomas W Tankersley
  • Added: 6 May 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 52070953
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Geraldine Ruth Hennessy (5 Jul 1930–1 May 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 52070953, citing Calvary Cemetery, Kettering, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Thomas W Tankersley (contributor 46542141) .