Patrick “Pat” HennessyPatrick “Pat” Hennessy, 53, West Allis, WI, died Monday, Dec. 27, 2010.
Patrick “Pat” Hennessy, 53, West Allis, WI, died Monday, Dec. 27, 2010, unexpectedly in his home.
He was born on Aug. 12, 1957, in Duluth, to Maurice “Corey” and Jean (Soderlund) Hennessy.
He graduated from Superior High School and went on to receive his Bachelor of Science degree in biology from University of Minnesota Duluth where he also minored in chemistry. Pat then received his Master’s Degree in environmental science from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.
Pat had been employed as an environmental engineer for Alfa Laval, a heating and cooling solutions company and for Brady, an environmental compliance company, both in the Milwaukee area.
He is survived by his wife Debbie (Olson) Hennessy of Superior; one daughter, Erin Hennessy; two sons, Steven Hennessy and Christopher Hennessy, all of West Allis; his parents, Corey and Jean Hennessy, Superior; two sisters, Carol Hennessy, Superior, Colleen Anderson, Superior; two brothers, Corey Hennessy, Albuquerque, N.M., Paul Hennessy, Superior; and several nieces and nephews.
Pat was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Vern and Jessie Soderlund and his paternal grandparents, Denis and Eva Hennessy.
Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 3 until the 11 a.m. memorial Mass in St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Rev. Fr. James Tobolski will be celebrant.
Inurnment will be at St. Francis Cemetery in the spring.
Services will be held in Milwaukee on Thursday, Dec. 30
Lenroot-Maetzold Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
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