SHELBURNE - Alan "Skip" Henry, 60, of Shelburne, died Friday (9-27-13) at Baystate Franklin Medical Center in Greenfield.
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Alan was born July 6 , 1953, the son of William and Lucille ( Penza ) Henry. He graduated from Greenfield High School and Greenfield Community College.
He married the former Regina "Gina" Parenteau on March 7, 1981.
Skip coached baseball for the West County Little League and then for Greenfield Babe Ruth. He was an avid Red Sox fan. He also followed the New England Patriots and loved the local history of Greenfield and the surrounding area.
Besides his wife, Skip is also survived by a son, Robert Henry of Texas; his mother, Lucille Henry; brothers/sisters in-laws, nieces, nephews, grandnephews, grandnieces and many aunts, uncles, cousins.
He was predeceased by his father, William Henry in 2000, and his daughter, Kathryn " Katie" Henry in 2010.
There will be a graveside service on Thursday (10-3-13) at Green River Cemetery at 11 a.m. The Rev. David Neal will officiate.
There will be calling hours on Wednesday (10-2-13) from 5 to 7 p.m. at the McCarthy Funeral Home, 36 Bank Row, Greenfield, MA.
Donations in his memory may be made to Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society, 163 Montague Road, Leverett, MA. McCarthy Funeral Home, 36 Bank Row, Greenfield, is in charge of arrangements. For directions or to send condolences please visit:
Published in The Recorder on Oct. 1, 2013