John T Hennessy III, 68, peacefully passed away on Feb. 16, 2018, at the Hospital of Central CT.
John was born in Bristol on Nov. 14, 1949, and was a lifelong resident. John was the son of the late John and Mary Hennessy. John attended Bristol Eastern High School and Central CT State University. He worked for many years for Murphy Security. In his youth he played for the American Legion and carried his love of baseball throughout his life.
John leaves behind his sister, Maureen Swarts, and her husband, John; nephews, Jeff Stokes, Tim and wife, Jamie Stokes, and Peter Swarts; his nieces, Jennifer Stokes and Diane Swarts; his great-niece, Mia; great-nephews Devin, Mason and James John; several aunts and uncles, cousins; and his aide, Scalah, who took such wonderful care of him.
A memorial Mass will be held at St. Joseph’s Church in Bristol on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at 10 a.m. There will be no calling hours.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bristol Hospital Counseling Center, c/o Bristol Hospital Development Foundation, 41 Brewster Road, Bristol, CT 06010.