John Raymond (Jack) Hennekey, 97 of Kendall NY passed away peacefully of natural causes at his home, September 1st, 2020.
Jack was a devoted husband and father whose first duty was always to his family. He was a native of Rochester, NY and graduate of Edison Technical H.S.. Jack served as an Army Combat Engineer during WWII in the Philippine Campaign, South Pacific theater. After serving his country he married Joan M. Case and settled in Kendall to raise their family. He worked for Eastman Kodak until his retirement. Jack was a true outdoorsman who loved to hunt and fish. He and Joan especially loved their cottage on Lake of the Woods and sharing that time with family and friends.
Jack was preceded in death by his mother and father; Theresa and Edward Hennekey; his brothers and sisters, Edward, Lionel, Lillian (Guentner), Vivian (Cupolo), Jeanette (Powers), John C (Corky) Hennekey; and his loving wife of 65 years, Joan (Case).
Jack is survived by: his sons and daughters; Raymond Hennekey, Mark (Judy) Hennekey, Joseph (Deborah) Hennekey, Paul (Carla) Hennekey, Thomas Hennekey, Anne (Dennis) Allaart, Margaret (Coonrad), Peter (Debbie) Hennekey; 19 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren.
A memorial mass will be held at St. Mark Roman Catholic Church, 16789 Kenmore Road, Kendall, NY 14476 on Saturday, Sep. 12th at 10am. Attendance may be limited due to COVID restrictions, however a Celebration of Life and military honors will follow immediately thereafter at the Kendall Fire Department, 1879 Kendall Rd. Kendall. Interment at the family’s discretion.
The family would like to extend special thanks to Hospice of Orleans. Memorial donations can be made to Hospice of Orleans, 14080 Rt 31, Albion, NY 14411 or St. Mark Catholic Church, 13 South Main Street, Holley, NY 14470.