William Howard 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 34222.

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.




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