Charles E. Hennessey Jr.

CHARLES E. HENNESSEY JR., 75, OF JEFFERSONVILLE Charles E. Hennessey Jr., 75, of Jeffersonville, died Friday, March 2, 2012, in Regina Nursing Center of Norristown. A son of the late Charles E. Hennessey and the late Julia (Pevlege) Hennessey, he was the husband of Margaret (Lloyd) Hennessey. Born in Philadelphia, on Jan. 12, 1937, Charles has lived in Jeffersonville since 1963, formerly of Norristown. He was a member of St. Patrick's RC Church of Norristown, and he sang in the choir. A graduate of St. Matthews High School, he worked as a draftsman before retiring from Montgomery County and also worked with Crane-Cochrane Pipe Fitting of King of Prussia and Rexnord, formerly of King of Prussia. He was a member of Eagleville-Trooper Lions Club, and Eagleville - Trooper String Band, and he volunteered with Montgomery Hospital. Charles enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, walking, photography, watching the Phillies and traveling. His travels included visiting Italy, Alaska, California, Colorado, San Padre Island, New York and Florida. He most enjoyed spending time with his family especially his grandchildren In addition to his wife, he is survived by sons, Charles E. Hennessey III, Royersford; David (Kate) Hennessey, Schwenksville, and Peter Hennessey, Royersford; daughters, Julie (John) Hart, Downingtown, and Amy Hennessey, Royersford; stepsons, John S. O'Donnell, West Norriton; Jeffrey S. O'Donnell, Boca Raton, FL, and Joel S. O'Donnell, Reading; stepdaughter, Julie S. O'Donnell, Norristown; brothers, Francis Hennessey, Chalfont; John Hennessey, Philadelphia, and Edward Hennessey, Phoenixville, and a sister, Julieanna Patzuk, Dresher. He is also survived by 23 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Ellen Bazin, and his first wife, Carrie (Krier) Hennessey. His Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at 10 a.m. from the St. Patrick's RC Church, 714 DeKalb Street, Norristown, Pa 19401. Father Gus Puleo officiating. Friends may call from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. Wednesday at the Church. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery of West Norriton. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to Patrician Society or Sisters of Charity c/o St. Patrick Church 714 DeKalb Street Norristown, Pa 19401 Arrangements By Moore & Snear Funeral Home of Conshohocken & East Norriton 610-277-1600.

Published in The Mercury on Mar. 6, 2012