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Edward F. Henneberry

Edward F. Henneberry

Family & friends are invited to visiting hours on Friday, November 23rd, 2012 from 4 – 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals,773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for Edward F. Henneberry, a 60-year Revere resident who died following a brief illness at Abbott House of Lynn on Monday, November 19th, at 93 years.  His funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Saturday, November 24th at 9:30 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in the Immaculate Conception Church (corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.) Revere at 10:30 a.m.  Born, raised & schooled in East Boston, Mr. Henneberry came from an old Boston family, entrenched in Boston politics, & the Massachusetts court system.  His late uncle, Edward F. Henneberry was Middlesex Sheriff, his Dad, John T. Henneberry was a Boston Police Officer, & several other relatives held positions within Boston’s political world.  He moved to Revere over 60 years ago with his family.  He entered the United States navy in January of 1942 & served until November 12th, 1946.  He is a Navy Veteran of World War II.  He served on the USS Jeffers, a noted vessel, that served in both the European & Pacific Theatres.  Mr. Henneberry is believed to be the last of the “Jeffers Association,” an organization of those survivors of the crew that staffed the vessel during WW II.  He is noted as a “Plank Owner of the USS Jeffers.”  He spent the majority of his civilian career with “Exxon Mobil,” in various Managerial & Supervisory positions, for over 37 years.  He is the husband of the late Eleanor V. (Harney) Henneberry, who passed in January of 1987.  He leaves his beloved daughter, Maureen E. Barry (a retired Revere & Saugus school teacher) & her husband, Retired Revere Police Officer, Robert F. Barry, of Swampscott.  He is the cherished Grandfather of, John E. Barry of Wakefield.  He is also lovingly survived by several nieces & nephews, who regard him as their surrogate Father & Grandfather.  He was the Brother of the late, Florence Harney & Madeline Stanton.  Mr. Henneberry was also a member of the “Exxon-Mobil Annu-Itants.”  Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: The Dr. Bob Harney Sports Foundation, P.O. Box 520324, Winthrop, MA 02152.  (Dr. Robert A. Harney was a nephew to Mr. Henneberry, who died on June 13th, 2012).

Services

Visiting Hours

Friday, November 23rd, 2012 from 4 – 8 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Saturday, November 24th, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church, Revere.

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: The Dr. Bob Harney Sports Foundation, P.O. Box 520324, Winthrop, MA 02152.

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