Ellen Frances Henry

Ellen Frances Henry, 98, formerly of Manchester, beloved wife of the late Thomas P. Henry, died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at Salem Hill Nursing Home in Purdys, N.Y.

Born in Holyrood, Newfoundland, Canada, on June 29, 1915, she was the daughter of the late Bernard and Margaret Lahey.

She is survived by her son, Robert J. Henry and his wife, Elaine, of Coventry; her grandchildren Michael and his wife, Jessica, Eric, Kristin, Sean, Alisa, Stephanie, Adam, Tiffany, and Daniel; and her great-grandchildren Josie, Colin, Cadel, Austin, and Ryan. Besides her husband and parents, she was predeceased by her sons Kenneth B. Henry, James F. Henry, and Thomas P. Henry.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, Jan. 4, 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, 27 S. Adams St., Manchester, followed by burial in St. James Cemetery.

Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 5-7 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 Jan. 2 to Jan. 6, 2014