Hennessey, age 94, formerly of Celina,
Bellevue and Troy Ohio, passed away on Friday, December 17, 2021 at
Blake Medical Center in Bradenton, Florida. He was born July 20, 1927 in
Piqua, Ohio to the late Thomas M. and Cora May (Cron) Hennessey.
Survivors include his children, Susan (Ray) Thomas, Parrish, Florida;
Nancy Hennessey, Atlanta, Georgia; Karen Hennessey, Bowling Green, Ohio
and daughter-in-law Peggy (W. Douglas) Hennessey, Hamilton, Michigan;
six loved grandchildren, six cherished great-grandchildren and many
beloved nieces and nephews.
Bill was preceded in death by the bride of his youth and mother of their
four children, Barbara (Bobby) Harris Hennessey; a second wife Charlotte
Gillum Hennessey, and his third wife, Jane Arnett Hennessey; as well as
his only son, William Douglas (Doug) Hennessey. In addition, all six of
Bill’s siblings, Thomas Hennessey, Eleanor Rowe, Dorathy Vail, Daniel
Hennessey, Richard Hennessey and Eileen Webster.
Bill graduated from High School in Massachusetts and went on to the
University of Wisconsin where he received an advanced degree from the
school of banking. He proudly served his country in the Merchant
Marines, during WWII as a Seaman and in the United States Army during
the Korean Conflict as a Master Sargent. He retired from Key Bank in
Celina as Sr. Vice-President in 1982.
Funeral services will begin at 2:00 pm on Monday, December 27, 2021 at
Cisco Funeral Home in Celina, with Rev. Matt Overman officiating. The
family will receive friends from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm prior to the service
at the funeral home.
Burial will follow at St. Marys Catholic Cemetery in Celina with
military rites to be conducted by Celina American Legion Post #210 and
VFW Post #5713.
Memorial contributions can be made to Wreaths Across America in honor of
fellow deceased servicemen and women. Online at wreathsacrossamerica.org/FL0715P
or checks made to WAA at ALA325/WWA, 3412 US Hwy. 301N, Ellenton, FL
Cisco Funeral Homes are honored to care for Bill and his family. To pay
your respects and to leave online condolences and memories, visit www.ciscofuneralhome.com or
visit the Cisco Funeral Homes Facebook page.