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Michael J. Hennessey
Hennessey, Michael J. COLONIE Michael J. Hennessey Sr., 80, entered the Kingdom of God on November 25, 2020, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Saratoga Springs in 1940 to the late William A. Hennessey Sr. and Gladys V. Clough. Mike proudly served in the United States Navy from 1957 - 1960; he then joined the Army becoming a member of the United States Army 5th Special Forces, Green Beret 82nd Airborne Division where he served in Vietnam. In 1965, Mike returned to the Navy serving until his retirement in 1977. Throughout his life, Mike worked at the Onan Power Plant, Bellevue Maternity Hospital and the Niskayuna School District Transportation Department. He was an avid fan of the New England Patriots, the Boston Red Sox and he enjoyed hunting and camping with his wife. Mike also enjoyed conversation over a good whiskey Old Fashioned often telling jokes, making people laugh and creating memorable moments for everyone. Above all, he loved his family. Mike is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Nancy M. (DeVoe) Hennessey; his children, Michael J. Hennessey Jr. (Kerry), Colleen Young (Bret), and Bernadette Seton; his brother William A. Hennessey; grandchildren, Lindsey Manning, Courtney Manning, Andrew Townsend; great-grandchildren, Xavier Manning and Aria Manning-Enalls; as well as several nieces, nephews and his loyal canine companion Maggie. He was predeceased by his three brothers, John, James and Joseph; and his three fury companions, Bear, Sandy and Brutus. Mike and family would like to extend a special thank you to The Community Hospice and the Albany V.A. Homebase Program for their compassionate care and support. Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Mike's family on Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at Cannon Funeral Home, 2020 Central Ave., Colonie. Funeral services will be on Monday at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home. Face masks are required and social distancing will be observed. Burial with military honors will be in Memory Gardens. Mike has requested in lieu of flowers that memorial contributions be made either to The Community Hospice Foundation, 310 S. Manning Blvd., Albany, NY, 12208 or to The Mohawk Hudson Humane Society, 3 Oakland Ave, Menands, NY, 12204. To order flowers or to leave a message of condolence for the family visit www.CannonFuneral.com
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Michael J. Hennessey
Hennessey, Michael J. COLONIE Michael J. Hennessey Sr., 80, entered the Kingdom of God on November 25, 2020, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Saratoga Springs in 1940 to the late William A. Hennessey Sr. and Gladys V. Clough. Mike proudly served in the United States Navy from 1957 - 1960; he then joined the Army becoming a member of the United States Army 5th Special Forces, Green Beret 82nd Airborne Division where he served in Vietnam. In 1965, Mike returned to the Navy serving until his retirement in 1977. Throughout his life, Mike worked at the Onan Power Plant, Bellevue Maternity Hospital and the Niskayuna School District Transportation Department. He was an avid fan of the New England Patriots, the Boston Red Sox and he enjoyed hunting and camping with his wife. Mike also enjoyed conversation over a good whiskey Old Fashioned often telling jokes, making people laugh and creating memorable moments for everyone. Above all, he loved his family. Mike is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Nancy M. (DeVoe) Hennessey; his children, Michael J. Hennessey Jr. (Kerry), Colleen Young (Bret), and Bernadette Seton; his brother William A. Hennessey; grandchildren, Lindsey Manning, Courtney Manning, Andrew Townsend; great-grandchildren, Xavier Manning and Aria Manning-Enalls; as well as several nieces, nephews and his loyal canine companion Maggie. He was predeceased by his three brothers, John, James and Joseph; and his three fury companions, Bear, Sandy and Brutus. Mike and family would like to extend a special thank you to The Community Hospice and the Albany V.A. Homebase Program for their compassionate care and support. Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Mike's family on Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at Cannon Funeral Home, 2020 Central Ave., Colonie. Funeral services will be on Monday at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home. Face masks are required and social distancing will be observed. Burial with military honors will be in Memory Gardens. Mike has requested in lieu of flowers that memorial contributions be made either to The Community Hospice Foundation, 310 S. Manning Blvd., Albany, NY, 12208 or to The Mohawk Hudson Humane Society, 3 Oakland Ave, Menands, NY, 12204. To order flowers or to leave a message of condolence for the family visit www.CannonFuneral.com
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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

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By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improving forest health, improving area watersheds, and will provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-100

 

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. New trees will be planted in the Superior National Forest, located in northeastern Minnesota, and planting will take place at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall) by a team of certified arborists.

Product Details:

  • A digital (PDF) certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s Legacy guest book, noting your contribution.
  • An entry in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improving forest health, improving area watersheds, and will provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

Your choice to plant memorial trees not only honors the life and legacy of your loved one but also helps to improve and preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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