John Michael HENRY

News Death Notice

HENRY, John Michael age 88, passed away on Easter Sunday morning, March 31, 2013 at his home at the Mount Pleasant Retirement Village, Monroe, OH. He was the third child of James A. Henry, Sr. and Laura B. (nee: Carpenter) Henry. Born October 24, 1924 in Strawberry Point, Iowa. He was preceded in death by his parents, three siblings, and one son. He leaves behind his loving wife of 57 years, Margaret U. (nee: O'Keefe) Henry, five children, William A. (Kyle Ann Kane), Michael F. (Narda), Thomas E. (Bob), James C. (Francie)and Marian E. (Thomas) Partridge, and ten grandchildren, Alexander, Kathleen, Katherine, Devon, Kellen, Charlie, Alexandra, Maura, Julia, and Emma. One son, Joseph Lawrence died at birth in 1960. He was a devoted husband and father, loyal to his Christian faith and his country. He was a graduate in Electrical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame (1947). He was a professional engineer and a veteran of World War II, US Naval Reserve. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, April 6, at 10:00 AM at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 330 Lebanon Street, Monroe, OH. The family will greet family and friends before Mass in the church starting at 9:00 AM. Inurnment will be private in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider a donation in memory of John to either, Senior Independence /Hospice Service, 9600 Colerain Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45251 or to Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services (OPRS) Foundation, 1001 Kingsmill Parkway, Columbus, OH 43229. Arrangements by Oswald -Hoskins Funeral Home, Lebanon, OH. Online condolences available at

Published in Journal-News on Apr. 5, 2013