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James Francis Hennessy

April 15, 2018

James Francis Hennessy passed away peacefully and with quiet dignity. Native of Carhugar, Lahinch, County Clare, Ireland. Beloved husband of Ann and cherished father of James Patrick and Sean Leo. Dear son of the late Patrick and Bridget, and devoted brother to the late Mary, Bridget, Margaret, Sister Mary Patricia, R.S.M., Susan, Stephen, Michael, Sean, Patrick, Martin, Austin, and Nancy. Fond uncle of many nephews and nieces in the United States, Ireland, England, and Australia. James will be missed by all whose lives he touched and we shall not look upon his likes again. His love of family was a precious gift and legacy to all both far and near. The family would like to thank all those who gave strength, support and encouragement, especially those who prayed for him, cared for him, and visited him. He will lie in state at St. Mary of the Woods Church, 7000 N. Moselle, Chicago on Thursday from 10-11 AM until the funeral Mass at 11 AM. Interment at All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines. In lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated in his memory to  St. Mary of the Woods Church. For information call 847-685-1002 or visit

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