Eileen G. Henson

Eileen G. Henson, 67, of Manchester, beloved friend and partner of Mark Sheehan, died peacefully Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, at Hartford Hospital, surrounded by her family.

She was the daughter of the late Kasimierz and Eniz (Drozek) Gesiak. Eileen is also survived by her children, Michael Henson and his wife, Elizabeth, of Bolton, Kathy Stoker and her husband, Douglas, of South Windsor, and Gabrielle Light and John of Manchester; her beloved grandchildren, Morgan, Daniel, Jenna, and James Stoker and Emily, Sophie, and Thomas Light; and her brother, Robert Gesiak and his wife, Sandra, of Lebanon. She also leaves behind her devoted boxer, Stella.

The funeral service will be held Saturday Nov. 24, 2012, at 9:15 a.m. from the John F. Tierney Funeral Home, 219 W. Center St., Manchester, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at the Church of the Assumption. 29 Adams St. South, Manchester, followed by burial in St. Mary Cemetery, East Hartford.

Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m.

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Funeral Home

John F. Tierney Funeral Home
219 West Center Street Manchester, CT 06040-4857
(860) 643-1222

Published in Journal Inquirer from Nov. 21 to Nov. 25, 2012