Jay Hennessy Senior dead and obituary, Township, Michigan  cause of death

In Loving Memory of Donald Jay Hennessy

Age 80, of Harrison Township, Donald Jay Hennessy passed away peacefully on Friday, September 1, 2023, at his residence. Born on June 2, 1943, to Thomas and Margaret Hennessy (nee: Cox) in Mount Vernon, New York (Westchester County), Donald leaves behind a legacy of love, knowledge, and cherished moments.

A retiree from IBM, where he served as an account manager, Donald was not only dedicated to his professional career but was also an avid student throughout his life. He obtained numerous degrees and certificates of accomplishment, showcasing his passion for learning. Tai Chi and Life Coaching were among his many skills, reflecting his commitment to holistic well-being.

Family was at the center of Donald’s heart, and he treasured every moment spent with his loved ones, including his furry companions. His interests extended to activities like reading and participating in a book club, demonstrating his intellectual curiosity.

Donald is survived by his beloved wife, Kathy Lynne (nee: Unstine), and his loving children: Donald J. Hennessy and Kelly McDivitt (Lori McComsey). He is also fondly remembered by his twin sister, Sherry (George) Plevretes. As a caring stepfather to Lois (John) Silveri and Kyle (Allison) Weishaupt, Donald embraced his extended family with warmth and love.

Cherished grandfather of Theresa Reedy, Bryan Silveri, Lara Silveri, Danielle Fairchild, and Thomas Weishaupt, Donald’s influence extended to his ten great-grandchildren. He will be deeply missed by his nieces, nephews, and countless friends.

Donald is now reunited in eternal peace with his predeceased family members: brothers Thomas (Christine), Robert (Alice), John, sister Margaret Syska, his first wife Carol, stepson Terry Lutz, and stepdaughter Michelle Lezotte.

As we remember Donald Jay Hennessy, let us celebrate a life well-lived, marked by wisdom, love, and a lasting legacy of family bonds. May he rest in peace.

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