James Hennessy

  • "I miss you!"
  • "My dearest Nikk and best friend on this Easter Sunday 4/17..."
  • "RIP Uncle Jim. Always meant to come and visit, but waited..."
    - Cathie Buckley
  • "My love and prayers to Maggie and Nikki. Nikk was a..."
    - Jamie Stevens
  • "Rest in peace neighbor."
    - The Breys

Mr. James Tobin "Nikk" Hennessy,75, passed away on November 8th, 2012, he was born on August 10, 1937 in Arlington, MA. He became a resident of Alaska in 1960, he had a MIT masters in marine biology.

He worked as a ship captain for various companies for 30 years and also served in the US Army, He retired in 1995. James loved cooking, fishing, and sailing as his past time hobbies.

His family says of him: "His ability to make everyone laugh was cherished by all and we will miss his humor, his love, and his warm heart. And I'll miss his care and being my rock."

James is survived by his partner of 37 years Margaret Cote; his daughter Nikki Hennessy her husband Gerald Audant and her mother Michelle Carver; his granddaughter Simone Audant; his grandson Jackson Audant; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Carolyn and Roy Cross, and all his various kitties and also those that have gone before him.

Memorial Service held Monday, November 12,2012 at 1:00 p.m. at Witzleben Family Funeral Home

Published in Anchorage Daily News from Nov. 10 to Nov. 11, 2012