DENNEHY, Philip C.
Philip C. Dennehy, 89, of Cromwell, beloved husband of Anna (Colapinto) Dennehy, passed away November 15, 2012 at St. Mary Home in West Hartford, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Hartford the son of the late John and Grace (Reardon) Dennehy. Philip graduated from Middletown High School. He studied at the University of Florence in Florence, Italy and attended Hillyer College now known as the University of Hartford. He served in the US Army during WWII. Phillip was the recipient of the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart. Philip retired from Stanley Works after 35 years of employment. Besides his wife Anna, Philip leaves his four loving children; Philip Dennehy Jr. and wife Mary Alice of Rocky Hill, Michael Dennehy and wife Andrea of Baltimore, MD., Eileen Grant and husband Arnold of Madison, and Patricia Dennehy and husband Kenrick Stachelek of Berlin. He also leaves Edward and Hazel Dennehy, and his grandchildren Anna and Richard Dennehy and Francesca Dennehy, a sister in law and brother in law Cammie and Bill LaBonte, and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two sisters Grace Dennehy and Helen Burrell.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday (November 19, 2012) 10 a.m. in Sacred Heart Church of East Berlin. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Memorial Park, Rocky Hill. Family and friends are invited to call on Monday November 19, 2012 from 8:30-9:30 a.m. at the Rose Hill Funeral Home 580 Elm St., Rocky Hill.