Maurice F. "Corey" "Mo" HennessyMaurice F. "Corey" "Mo" Hennessy, 84, lifelong Superior resident, died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, in his home. He was born Oct, 22, 1928, in Staples, Minn. to Denis Leo and Eva (Carron) Hennessy, Sr.
Maurice F. "Corey" "Mo" Hennessy, 84, lifelong Superior resident, died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, in his home. He was born Oct, 22, 1928, in Staples, Minn. to Denis Leo and Eva (Carron) Hennessy, Sr.
He graduated from the former East High School and the Superior State Teacher's College.
Corey served in Korea with the United States Army as a Medic.
He married Jean Soderlund on Nov. 3, 1955, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Superior and celebrated 57 years of marriage.
Corey was employed as a terminal gauger for Lakehead Pipeline for many years.
He was a longtime active member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Corey also loved sports of all kinds. He really enjoyed participating in his children's and grandchildren's sporting events. He enjoyed playing cribbage, fishing in Solon Springs and he loved dogs.
He was a Green Bay Packer, Wisconsin Badgers and Notre Dame fan.
Corey was a loving husband, father and grandfather who's faith was very important to him.
In addition to his wife Jean, Corey is survived by two daughters, Carol Hennessy, Superior, Colleen Anderson, Superior; two sons, Corey (Mary LaValley) Hennessy, Albuquerque, N.M., Paul Hennessy, Superior; a daughter-in-law, Deb Hennessy, Milwaukee, Wis.; nine grandchildren, Erin, Steven, Christopher Sean, Cody, Matt, Nell, Connor and Rhiannon; one brother, Denis (Ann) Hennessy, Jr., Solon Springs, Wis.; two sisters, Mary Evelyn Stodola, Duluth, Minn., Eileen Suber, Fort Gratiot, Mich. and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by a son Patrick on Dec. 27, 2010, and his parents.
Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. until the noon Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, Dec. 17, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church with Rev. James Tobolski, as celebrant.
Interment will be in St. Francis Cemetery where Military Honors will be accorded by the Richard I. Bong American Legion Post 435 Honor Guard.
Pallbearers for the service will be Corey's grandchildren.
Lenroot-Maetzold Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
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