Edward P. Hennessey

DANVILLE — Edward P. Hennessey, 81, passed away Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at Emmanuel Nursing Center at Maria Joseph Manor, Danville.

Born Sept. 6, 1932, in Dooleyville, he was the son of the late Edward C. and Catharine (Gaughan) Hennessey. He lived in Mount Carmel until 1999 when he and his wife moved to Riverside.

He was a 1950 graduate of Our Lady High School, Mount Carmel.

Edward served his county in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

He married Margaret C. Schlegel, who survives. Edward's passing ends a marital union of 56 years.

Ed was employed by PPL, retiring in 1994.

He enjoyed fishing. He loved to watch racing and football, especially Notre Dame.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Elizabeth (Ebby) Kort and her husband, Paul, of Riverside; a son, Edward M. Hennessey and his wife, Traci, of Northumberland; three granddaughters, Laura Richards and her husband, Jason, and Sarah Romansik and her husband, Kevin, of Riverside, and Kiera Hennessey, of Northumberland and two great-grandsons, Callaghan and Jaxson Romansik, of Riverside.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Helen Kulick, of Arlington, Va., and Mary Ludes, of Mount Carmel.

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HENNESSEY — Edward P. Hennessey, 81, of Riverside. A memorial service celebrating Ed's life will be held at the convenience of the family at the Visneski Funeral Home, 10 W. Mahoning St., Danville. Burial will be held at the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville. Memorial contributions may be made to Columbia Montour Home Hospice, 410 Glenn Ave., Suite 200, Bloomsburg 17815. Condolences may be sent to www.visneski.com.

Funeral Home

Visneski Funeral Home Inc
10 W Mahoning St Danville, PA 17821
(570) 275-1271

Published in The News Item on Mar. 27, 2014