Paul L. "Hank" Hennessey of Hingham, died April 4, 2014. Hank attended Milton High School, where he got inducted into the Hall of Fame. He later attended the University of Miami where he played football. After college Hank joined the United States Marine Corps in which he served for over 27 years. He retired from the Marines as a Sergeant Major. Hank later played semi-pro football for the Milton Merchants and semi-pro baseball. He was a New England Patriots season ticket holder for over 53 years. Hank enjoyed traveling with his wife, especially to Aruba and the Caribbean. Hank's main passion was his family and spending time with those he loved. He will be sadly missed by all those who had the pleasure of knowing him. Predeceased by his wife of 42 years, June M. (Harnden) Hennessey, he was the beloved father of Paul Hennessey Jr. and his wife Janet of N.H., Raymond Hennessey and his wife Christine of Mass., Mary Shea and her husband Dennis of Mass., Joanne Weld of N.H., Judy Pierce and her husband Jacob of Vt., and John Hennessey of Mass.; devoted Pa of Kevin, Elizabeth, William, Ryan, Brendan, Michelle, and Elise; loving great-Grandpa of Aiden; caring brother of the late Elaine Bachman and Alyce Sullivan. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visiting hours Thursday, April 10, 4-8 p.m. in the Pyne Keohane Funeral Home, 21 Emerald St. (off Central St.), Hingham. A celebration of life service will be held in the funeral home at 9:15 a.m. Friday prior to the funeral Mass in St. Pauls Church, Hingham, at 10 a.m. Burial in St. Pauls Cemetery, Hingham. Donations in memory of Hank may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675, or to Joslin Diabetes Center, 1 Joslin Place, Boston, MA 02215. See www.Keohane.com or call 1-800-Keohane for directions and online condolences.
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21 Emerald Street Hingham, MA 02043
Published in The Hingham Journal from Apr. 8 to Apr. 15, 2014