Miscellaneous Obituaries


HAYDEL, Florian A.
Florian A. Haydel, Sr. on Friday, December 6, 1996. husband of the late Rose Brou Haydel. Son of the late Stephen Haydel and Elia Waguespack Haydel. Father of Florian A. Haydel, Jr. of Pierre Park, LA, Muriel H. Goss of Poplarville, MS, James T. Haydel of Metairie, LA, Yvonne H. Newcombe of Avondale, LA and the late Frank B. Haydel. Brother of Hilda H. Waguespack of Vacherie, LA and the late Georgine Haydel, Stehen Haydel, Albert Haydel, Martha Waguespack, Rose H. Rome, Blanche H. Waguespack, Marie H. Brou and Elia Haydel. Also survived by 9 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Aged 92 years. A native of Vacherie, LA and a resident of Jefferson Parish 48 years.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Mass from Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home Chapel, 4747 Veterans Blvd. near Clearview on Tuesday, December 10, 1996 at 11:30 a.m. Interment in Garden of Memories Cemetery. Friends may call on Tuesday morning after 9:30 a.m. until funeral time.
Masses prefered.
The New Orleans Times-Picayune; Sunday, 12/08/1996 edition, transcribed by Darlene Becnel Schnatz.

MARIS, Frank
FRANK MARIS, 76, of Metairie, LA died Sunday, November 3, 1996 at East Jefferson General Hospital. Beloved husband of the late Mary Monteleone Maris, step-father of Josephine Irwin Becnel of Kenner, LA and Benita Irwin Pinette of Lago Vista, TX. Son of the late Elijah Maris (a native of Jamestown, PA) and Beatrice Carty Maris (a native of Smerna, DE). The family lived in Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania near Philadelphia. Predeceased by siblings: Robert Maris, Elijah Maris and Harriet Enright Blent. Survivors include brother, Raymond Enright of Pennsylvania; three sisters-in-law, Carrie Rim Maris of Pennsylvania, Josephine Monteleone Mercante and Leona Monteleone Russo both of Louisiana; seven grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandson; numerous nieces, nephews and friends. A native of Dover, Delaware, Mr. Maris was a resident of Marcus Hook, PA before coming to the New Orleans area where he resided for more than 45 years. He was a retired merchant marine and painting contractor.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral services at LAKE LAWN FUNERAL HOME CHAPEL, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. on Wednesday day, November 6, 1996 Visitation will be on Tuesday, , 1996 from 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m., and Wednesday morning till 10:00 a.m.. Interment will follow in Lake Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Catholic Charities.
New Orleans, LA, The Times-Picayune, November 5, 1996; transcribed by Darlene Becnel Schnatz, Beaumont, TX.

MERCANTE, Kevin John
Kevin John Mercante, on Wednesday, Setptember 14, 1988 at 11:15 o'clock p.m., beloved son of Paula Quartararo Mercante and Carlo Mercante; brother of Eugene, Brian , Paul and Eric Norton, Daryl Mercante, Suzanne dand Phillip Warren; grandson of Mrs. Josephine Monteleone Mercante and the late Andrew Mercante and the late Mrs Mary Collica Quartararo and Paul Quartararo; also survived by aunts, uncles and cousins. Age 14 years, a native of New Orleans, LA.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral. A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the Chapel of Jacob Schoen & Son Inc., 3827 Canal Street at North Scott, on Friday, September 16, 1988 at 2 o'clock p.m. Rev. James A. Tarantino, celebrant.
Interment in Greenwood Cemetery. Friends may call after 12 noon until funeral time on Friday.
New Orleans Time-Picayune; Friday, September 16, 1988, transcribed by Darlene Becnel Schnatz, Beaumont, TX.

Lena Pecoraro Giacone, 90, died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 1997, at Audubon Living Center.
She was a native of Hammond.
Survivors include a son, Jasper "Buddy" Giacone, Hammond; daughter, Ann Giacone Citrano, Baltimore, Md.; 11 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
Her husband, Louis Giacone; son, Mike L. Giacone; a great-grandson; four brothers, Sam, Joe, Tony and Frank Pecoraro; and sister, Mary Monteleone, preceded her in death.
Visitation will be at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, Hammond, Thursday from 9 a.m. until the funeral at 11 a.m. The Dominican Fathers will conduct the service, and burial will be in Rose Memorial Cemetery.
Hammond Daily Star; 9/3/1997

Charlotte I. Pekinto of Westwego, La. on Thursday, October 2, 1986 at 2:05 a.m. Beloved wife of William J. Pekinto. Mother of Charloes M. Byrne. Daughter of the late Michael Carrick and Christina Irwin. Also survived by 3 grandchildren Christian Carpenter, Mark Byrne and Vicky T. Hohenschutz, and 5 great-grandchildren.
Relatives and friendsof the family, also officers and members of Knights of Columbus Auxilliary 3091, Wynhoven, American Legion 222, Ladies Auxilliary and employees and retired employees of Avondale Shipyard are invited to attend the Mass of Christian Burial from Westside Funeral Home, 5101 Westbank Expressway, Marrero, LA on Saturday, October 4, 1986 at 9 o'clock a.m. Interment in Our Lady of Prompt Succor Mausoleum, Westwego, LA. Visitation on Friday, October 3, 1986 from 7 p.m. until 11 p.m. Information 341-9421.
New Orleans, LA; The Times-Picayune, October 3, 1986; transcribed by Darlene B. Schnatz, Beaumont, TX.

PLAISANCE, Roy Antoine
Roy Antoine Plaisance, on Wednesday, July 3, 1996, at 11:47 o'clock AM. Age 69 years, Native and resident of Cut Off, LA. Beloved husband of the late Louise Duffy Plaisance. Father of Gordon J. And Nicholas A. Plaisance, D.D.S. Son of the late Andrew and Florence Guidry Plaisance. Also survived by 5 grandchildren.
Relatives and friends of the family, including employees of Fina La-Terre, are invited to attend the funeral. Mass of Christian Burial at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Cut Off, LA on Friday, July 5, 1996 at 11:00 AM Entombment in church mausoleum. A visitation will be held at the church Friday from 9:30 AM until time of service.
Falgout Funeral Home of Raceland, LA in charge.
New Orleans; The Times-Picayune; Thursday, July 4, 1996; Section B, page 5

Lester (Cropo) Scioneaux on Saturday, November 2, 1996, at 11:20 p.m. Beloved husband of Evelyn C. Scioneaux. Father of Linda Scioneaux. Son of Louis Scioneaux and the late Jeanne V. Scioneaux. Brother of Warren and L.T. Scioneaux and Alta S. Pertuis. Age 66. A native and resident of Reserve, LA.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral services at Millet-Guidry Funeral Home, 2806 W. Airline Hwy, Reserve, LA on Tuesday, November 5, 1996 followed by religious services at St. Perter Catholic Church, Reserve at 1:00 p.m. Interment in church cemetery. Friends may call from 10 am on Tuesday till after services.
Monday, November 4, 1996 The Times-Picayune B-3; transcribed by Darlene Becnel Schnatz

SCIONEAUX, Hilda Marie Peltier
Hilda Marie Peltier Scioneaux, of Marrero, LA on Monday, March 3, 1997 at 12:13 AM. Beloved wife of the late Horton Paul Scioneaux. Mother of Dixie S. Lafitte. Dauthter of the late Valcour Peltier and Aurelie Navarre Peltier. Sister of Andre Peltier and the late Helia Matherne, Alvine Guidry, Antoinette Peltier, and Antoine Peltier. Grandmother of Kenneth Lafitte, Donna Rohm, Glen Lafitte and Scott Lafitte. Also survived by 8 great-grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild. Mrs. Scioneaux was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Mass from the Chapel of Westside Funeral Home, 5101 Westbank Expressway, Marrero, La. on Wednesday, March 5, 1997 at 10 o'clock AM. Followed by interment in St. Vincent de Paul Cemetery No. 3. Visitation on Tuesday evening, March 4, 1997 at 10:00 o'clock AM. Followed by interment in St. Vincent de Paul Cemetery. Visitation on Tuesday evening, March 4, 1997 after 6:00 PM until 10:00 PM and again on Wednesday after 8:00 AM until Mass at Westside Funeral Home. Information 341-9421.
Tuesday, March 4, 1997 The Times-Picayune B-6; transcribed by Darlene Becnel Schnatz

SCIONEAUX, Carroll Joseph
Carroll Joseph Scioneaux, Sr., Age 59, on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1997 at 2 a.m. Husband of JoAnn Musco Scioneaux, Father of Carroll J. Scioneaux, Jr., Nanette Lassere and Della Stieffel. Brother of A.J. "Nonnie", Ronald "BaBa" and Donavan Scioneaux. Father-in-law of Nancy Scioneaux, Rusty Lassere and Jamie Steiffel. A native and resident of Vacherie, La. Preceded in death by parents Anyson and Leah Fabre Scioneaux, also 1 sister Delores Scioneaux.
Memorial Services at St. James Catholic Church, St. James, LA on Friday, Feb. 21 at 11 a.m. Visitation Friday from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the above named church. Interment Our Lady of Peace Cemetery, Vacherie, LA.
Vacherie "Enterprise" Wednesday 2/26/97, Transcribed by Gerard Arthur Becnel (BecnelLCh@aol.com).

STEIB, Angelle Gravois
Angelle Gravois Steib on Wednesday, September 4, 1996 at 1:00 PM in Vacherie, LA. Wife of the late Lucien Steib. Daughter of the late Ernest and Bertha Rodrigue Gravois. Mother and mother-in-law of Elaine and Harold Rodrigue, Belle and Lloyd Reulet, Annie Gravois, Paul and Myrtle Steib, Charles and Amanda Steib, Marion and Joyce Steib all of Vacherie, La., James and Myrna Steib of Luling, La. sister of Theresa Oubre of Vacherie, La. and Claire Hirsch of Metairie, La. Preceded in death by 3 brothers, 3 sisters, 4 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Age 74. A native and resident of Vacherie, La.
Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM on Friday, September 6, 1996 at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church in Vacherie, La. Interment in church cemetery. Visitation at the church in Vacherie from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Friday.
Arangements by OURSO of Donaldsonville.
The New Orleans Times-Picayune; Friday, September 6, 1996; Section B, Page 5; transcribed by Darlene Becnel Schnatz.

Prosper Modest (Pete) Steib, of Marrero, La., on Saturday, March 30, 1996 at 12:10 PM, Beloved husband of the late Annabelle Boudreaux Steib. Father of the late Glenn Paul Steib. son of the late Agatha Mury and Andre' Steib. Brother of the late Lucien Steib, Florence (Flo) Owen, Marie (Toole) Thomassie, Effie Gravois, Pauline Delatte, Alice Gravois and Odile Folse. ..Age 75 years, a native of St. James Parish....Buried 04/02/1996 in Our Lady of Peace Cemetery, Vacherie..
In the 04/01/96 New Orleans Times-Picayune Newspaper Sect. B-Page 7

STEIN, Armond Joseph
Armond Joseph Stein, Sr.. on Monday, June 9, 1997 at 9:50 pm in Thibodaux. Husband of the late Eunice Folse Stein. son of the late Joseph and Armatine Rome Stein. Father of Mrs. A.M. Doris Scioneaux, St. James; Mrs.Emery (Catherine Duplantis), Chackbay, Mrs. Warren (Janice) Hymel, denham Springs; Clifton Stein, Marrero; Lawrence and Clarence Stein, both of Vacherie; and the late Corporal Armond J. Stein, Jr. Brother of Clem Ockman, Reserve; the late Jeanne Webre, Euclide, John, and Ellis Stein. Also survived by 20 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. A native of Vacherie and a resident of St. James.
Mass of Christian Burial at 1 PM on Wednesday at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church in Vacherie. Interment in Our Lady of Peace Mausoleum. Visitation at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church in Vacherie from 8 am on Wednesday until 1 PM.
Arrangements by Ourso of Donaldsonville
"The Times-Picayune", New Orleans, LA. 6-11-1997 edition; Section B; Page 5; Transcribed by Darlene B. Schnatz.

Sam T. Valenti at East Jefferson General Hospital on Sunday, November 5, 1989 at 6:00 o'clock p.m. Beloved husband of Grace Monteleone Valenti. Father of A. J. Valenti and the late Donald Eugene Valenti, Mary Frances Valenti and Carlos Richard Valenti. Brother of Lucy Diatta, Rita Arnone, Dominick Valenti and the late Jenny Vitelli, Rose Preolia, Joseph Valenti and Salvadore Valenti. Also survived by 6 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Relative and Friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral service from Tharp-Sontheimer-Tharp Funeral Home, 1600 N. Causeway Blvd, Metairie, LA on Wednesday, November 8, 1989 at 9:00 o'clock a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Ghost Catholic Church, Hammond, LA at 10:30 a.m. Interment in Rose Memorial Park, Hammond, LA. Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday evening, November 7, 1989 after 6:00 o'clock p.m. until 10:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. Information 835-2341.
New Orleans, LA; The Times-Picayune, November 6, 1986; transcribed by Darlene B. Schnatz, Beaumont, TX.

Margaret Henneberry Foley
"Margaret Henneberry Foley was born Aug. 4, 1823 in Galbaly Limerick County, Ireland. She departed this life on Nov. 24, 1905. She was married to John Foley Jan. 20, 1845. They came to the United States in 1848, locating in Will County, Illinois, afterwards moving to Moultrie County in 1875, then in 1890 to Dalton City living with their daughter, Mrs. Lizzie Wehmhoff until their death.
To this union were born 12 children, 10 of whom survive their parents. Will, James, David, and John Foley, Nellie Volmer and Lizzie Wehmhoff from this vicinity, Mrs. James Donnelly of Edgewood, Mary Mallon of Chicago, Margaret O'Brian of Willmington and Frank Foley of Crowley, Louisiana.
Her husband preceded her to the grave in 1898. The funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the Sacred Heart Church. The services being in charge of Father Finnegan. They left on the 2 o'clock train for Decatur. The interment took place in the Cavalry Catholic Cemetery in Decatur. The floral offerings were great.
The funeral was one of the largest that ever left town there being 115 tickets sold to Decatur."
Bethany Echo on Friday, 1 Dec 1905. Bethany, IL

Mary Bridget Henneberry
Daughter of David and Jane. Born Feb. 6, 1840 near Galbally, Ireland.
Highly Respected Grundy County Lady Passes Away. Mrs. James Tynan Died Wednesday Evening as a Result of a Lingering Illness With Diabetes.
Mrs. James Tynan, one of the pioneer settlers in this county, died at her home 2 1/2 miles east of Mazon at 9 o'clock last night after a lingering illness with diabetes.
Deceased was born in Ireland in 1840. her parents emigrated to America coming directly to Illinois, shortly afterward and she has made her home in this county since. She leaves a husband and seven children, Michael, James and David of Mazon, Margaret, Mr. James and Mrs. Mary Barr of Mazon and Veronica of New Orleans to mourn her loss.
She was a lady of estimable character and was highly respected by all who knew her. During her many years of residence in this county, she made hosts of firm, earnest friends who will grieve for her sad demise. The funeral will be held from her late home a 9 o'clock Friday morning and from the Coal City Catholic church at 10:30 o'clock. Burial at Wilmington cemetery.
Morris Daily Herald. Thursday, Nov. 15, 1906:

Mrs. James (Teresa) Barr
Mrs. James (Teresa) Barr "86, of 110 E. Chapin St. died early today in Morris Hospital after a long illness. Her body is at the Fruland Funeral Home where friends may call after 2 pm Wednesday. The Rosary will be said at 8 pm Wednesday. Funeral services will be conducted in Immaculate Conception Church by the Rev. Donald Pock at 10 am thursday. Burial will be made in Mr. Carmel Cemetery. The former Teresa Tynan was born in Mazon Township on Feb. 25, 1877, was a daughter of the late James and Bridget Henneberry Tynan. On Feb. 14, 1906 she married James Barr and all of their married life was spent on the Barr farm in Mazon Township. He died in 1935.
In 1941, Mrs. Barr moved to the Gabel Apartment Building at 110 E. Chapin St. where she resided since, except for the past yhear which she spent at Our Lady of angels Home in Joliet. Surviving her are two daughters, Mrs. Joseph (Veronica) Wilhelmi, Joliet, and Mrs. Frank (Catherine) Weitz, Peoria; five sons, John of Wilmington, James W. and Dave both of Morris, Frank and Robert both of Mazon. There are also 24 grandchildren, one great-grandchild, two nieces and one nephew. She was preceded in death by two daughters in infancy, three sisters and three brothers. Mrs. Barr was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and the Alter and Rosary Society."
Morris Daily Herald, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 1963

James Ambrose Henneberry
Born Feb. 3, 1832 near Galbally, Ireland.
"James Henneberry, Dalton City: James Henneberry died at his home in Dalton City Tuesday after a long illness. He was born Feb. 3, 1832 and was a prosperous farmer near here for thirty-five years, the last fourteen years of which he has lived in town. He leaves a wife and six children to mourn his death. Four daughters, Mrs. Margaret Waddell of Kansas City, Mrs. Emma Kinney, Mrs. Lizzie Kinney, Mrs. Agnes Bresnan of Dalton City, and two sons, David Henneberry of Bethany and Ambrose Henneberry of Chicago. The remains were interred in St. Isadore cemetery. A host of friends sympathize with the bereaved family."
From the Bethany Echo: Friday July 31, 1908.

Elizabeth Magner, 2nd wife of James.
"Elizabeth Magner Henneberry. The funeral of Mrs. Elizabeth Henneberry was held at 10 o'clock Friday morning in the Sacred Heart Church. (Mrs. Henneberry was born May 1, 1837 and died Aug. 22, 1917.)
Solemn high mass was celebrated with Rev. Fa. Joseph Kiely as celebrant, Rev. Fa. J. Magner as deacon and Rev. Fa. Smith as master of ceremonies. Rev. Fa. Kiely and Rev. Fa. Magner are both nephews of Mrs. Henneberry.
Music was furnished by the regular choir of the church, with Miss Morrison as accompanist. The flowers were in charge of Misses Louise and Margaret Vollmer, Nina Wehmoff, Marie Foley, Loretta Burns and Louise Henneberry, all nieces of the deceased.
The pallbearers were Edward Foley, Ray and Leo Kinney, Thomas Magner, William and Emmett Henneberry, Homer Dunn and Merrill Wehmoff, all nephews of Mrs. Henneberry. The internment was in St. Isidore's Cemetery.
From the Bethany Echo: Friday August 31, 1917

David, son of James H. Henneberry and Bridget Dalton.
David Henneberry of Dora Township where for 54 years he had been a resident at Dalton City, died at his home early Tuesday after having been seriously ill for the past six weeks. He had been suffering with heart trouble for more than a year.
Born in Wilmington December 19, 1856 and moved to Dalton City in 1875. Married Mary Delahunty near Dalton City on November 27, 1883.
Leaves his wife and children: Mary Raymonda, a Sister in the Sacred Heart Academy, Springfield; Mrs. Arthur Ekiss and Mrs. Thomas Ekiss both of Bethany; William Henneberry and Emmett Henneberry both of near Bethany, also nine grandchildren and brothers and sisters, Mrs. George Waddell, Kansas City, Missouri; Mrs. Elizabeth Kinney and Mrs. Bernard Bresnan both of Decatur; Ambrose Henneberry of Chicago.
He was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the Modern Woodmen of America in Dalton City.
From the Bethany Echo: May 21, 1929

Lizzie; Daughter of James & Elizabeth.
Mrs. Elizabeth "Lizzie" Kinney, 89 of No. 35 South Side Country Club died 11:40 a.m. yesterday at 640 W. Main St. Mrs Kinney was born Dec. 5, 1870 in Wilmington, a daughter of James and Elizabeth Magner Henneberry. She married Lewis Dunn, who preceded her in death.
She then married Daniel Kinney, who died in 1931. Mrs. Kinney was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church. She leaves two daughters, Mrs. H. M. Knowles and Mrs. Bernard Witt, both of Decatur; and a brother Ambrose Henneberry of Chicago.
Requiem High Mass will be sung at 9 a.m. Saturday in St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Burial will be in St. Isidore's cemetery, near Bethany. Friends may call after 6 p.m. at the J. J. Moran & Sons Funeral Home.
From Decatur Herald & Review: March 10, 1960:

Lewis Dunn; First husband of Lizzie.
Lewis B. Dunn died at his home Friday morning, July 24th of apoplexy, aged 36 years, 11 months and 24 days. He was born near Warrensburg in 1867. He was married to Lizzie Henneberry November 29, 1893, and to this union were born three children who survive him.
About three years ago Mr. Dunn purchased some rice land in Louisiana and moved there. While residing there he contracted malarial fever and never fully recovered. About a year ago he returned and had been in his usual health until Thursday about midnight when he became quite sick. He grew worse and died a short time before noon Friday. A few days before his death, he traded his Louisiana land for a farm near Mt. Zion and some property in Decatur.
The funeral took place Sunday afternoon at 1 o'clock from the Sacred Heart Church, Rev. Father McGuire officiating. The internment was in St. Isidore cemetery. The floral offerings were beautiful. J.H. Uppendahl, George Bobbitt, William Hogan, Michael Hogan, William Dellahunty and William Kennedy were pall bearers. The Modern Woodsmen of America attended in a body.
From the Bethany Echo: Friday, July 31, 1903

William Dunn, brother of Lewis Dunn.
Dalton City: W. P. Dunn died at the St. Mary's hospital at Decatur Monday evening at five o'clock. Death was caused by a complication of diseases that developed from asthma whith which he had suffered for the past ten years. He had been seriously ill at the hospital for seven weeks. Mr. Dunn was active in the management of a large farm near this place where he made his home. He was fifty years of age and was born and reared in Macon County.
Twelve years ago he was married to Ella Nolan. His wife died two years later. He leaves the following brothers and sisters: J. J. Dunn of Dalton City, Mrs. P. F. Nolan of East Las Vegas, New Mexico, Mrs. Thomas McGowan of Decatur, Mrs. John Henneberry of Dalton City, and Mrs. Nellie McCarthy of Haskell, Oklahoma.
Mr. Dunn was a member of the Sacred Heart Church of this place and the Knights of Columbus and the M.W.A. the body was taken to the Moran undertaking parlor and prepared for burial and from there was taken to the home of his sister, Mrs. Thomas McGowan of Decatur and was then brought to Dalton City Wednesday at 11 o'clock and funeral services held at the Sacred Heart Church. The burial was in St. Isidores, Bethany, Illinois.
From Bethany Echo, Friday April 9, 1915

Bernard H. Bresnan, 69, Dies.
Requiem high mass for Bernard H. "Bun" Bresnan, 69, retired farmer and horseman and earnest Democratic party worker, was celebrated at 9 a.m. Wednesday in St. Patrick's church in Decatur. Burial was in St. Isidore's cemetery. Mr. Bresnan, who lived in Decatur, had been in failing health for several years. Sunday, his condition grew alarming and he entered St. Mary's hospital where he died at 9:15 a.m. Monday.
Keenly Interesed in Horses.
Born in Dalton City, Aug. 3, 1872, a son of John and Catherine Bresnan, he developed a keen interest as a youth in horses and over livestock and during his many years as a farmer in the Dalton City neighborhood won a reputation as a keen judge of the values and marketing possibilities of livestock. He bought great numbers of horses and mules for the Allied armies in the first World war.
In the 16 years that he lived in Decatur, much of time in semi-retiremant, his fondness for horses remained. Where there was a horse or mule sale, he usually could be found, and he always was ready for a trip to any Central Illinois race meeting that friends might suggest. As an ardent Democrat, he aided in accompllishing a series of party victories in Macon county and was rewarded by appointment as a deputy game warden, a position he held until his health started to fail.
On Sept. 28, 1897, he married Mary Agnes Henneberry. He leaves his wife; three daughters, Mrs. Edward Cahill and Miss. Dorothy Bresnan of Decatur and Mrs. T. L. Sheehan of Dalton City; one son Bernard J. Bresnan of Decatur; two grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. G.W. Halliburton of Wichita Falls, Texas.

Ambrose Magner Henneberry
Ambrose Magner Henneberry, 82 died Feb. 6, 1962. Son of James & Elizabeth Magner Henneberry.
Former resident of Dalton City, died Feb. 6th in Chicago. He had been living with his daughter, Mrs. Ralph Webster. Mr. Henneberry was the last surviving member of the James Henneberry family. He was a brother of the late David Henneberry of Bethany.
He had worked as a broker for many years in Chicago. Services were held Saturday in St. Phillips Catholic Church in Chicago.

John Kinney
John Kinney died Friday evening about 5 o'clock at his home one quarter of a mile east of St. Isadore Church. His death was the result of injuries sustained in a run away the day before. Thursday, he was engaged in pulling hedge with a traction engine. When driving to a well to fill the tank, the mules hitched to the tank, ran away overturning the tank which fell upon Mr. Kinney and was dragged over his body. As he was able to walk to his home and seemed to be but slightly hurt, no danger was anticipated until Friday afternoon when in act of taking a glass of water he fell to the floor in a faint. Father Dougherty was called and administered the last sacraments. When Dr. Davis, who was phoned for, arrived life was extinct.
Mr. Kinney's wife died suddenly about five months ago. He leaves five sons and three daughters, Edward, Dan, Will, John and Nean, Mesdames P. Fogarty, and L. Bolanger and Sister Isabella of the Ursuline Convent, Collinsville. He retired from active farming some years ago. He was about 73 years old. He was born in Ireland but came to America when quite a young man. He had many friends and, what can be said of very few, no enemies. He was noted for his honesty, his generousity and his charity.
The funeral was held Sunday at 10 a.m. at St. Isadore's Church and was largely attended. Rev. J. J. Dougherty officiated. The regular choir under the directorship of Miss Lizzie Conlin furnished the music. The pall bearers were Bryan Conlin, John Fitzgerald, David Henneberry, Patrick McCaughey, Michael Griffin and James Smith.
Bethany Echo: Friday, April 27, 1906 John Kinney ( Oct. 6, 1832 - April 27, 1906)

John Henneberry: born Feb. 7, 1843 near Galbally, Ireland.
Joliet Evening Herald, Monday, May 8, 1903: "John Henneberry died at Lorenzo Last Night Aged 62. He leaves ten children, had lived in Illinois for many years. John Henneberry died last night about 11:20 o'clock at his home in Lorenzo. The deceased was 62 years old and leaves a wife and ten children. They are David A., John J., Thomas, Mrs. Michael C. Cavanaugh, Florence, Kittie, Lizzie and Harriett of Lorenzo, Mrs. Edward and Mrs. Andrew Feeny of Channahon. Mr. Henneberry was born in Tipperary county, Ireland, where he lived up to fifty-seven years ago. He then came to Illinois, where he spent the remaining portion of his live. Mr. Henneberry's occupation was farming. He married Catharine O'Brien, the oldest daughter of William O'Brien of Wilmington township. The funeral will take place from the home Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock to St. Rose's church in Wilmington. Interment in the Wilmington cemetery."

Mrs. John Henneberry
Source: Morris Daily Herald of July 9, 1917: Funeral services for the late Mrs. John Henneberry (Katherine) who died at her home in Minooka on July 4, were held at the St. Mary's church here on Saturday, July 7, at 10 o'clock. Rev. Joseph McMahon had charge of these services and was assisted by Rev. Father O'Brien of Joliet and Rev. Magner, formerly of Wilmington, and a close friend of the Henneberry family. ...Relatives and friends in large numbers attended the funeral coming from Dalton City, Chicago, Joliet, Morris, Wilmington, Plainfield and the surrounding neighborhood. Mrs. Henneberry and family formerly lived at Lorenzo but moved to Minooka agout ten years ago. ...
(Another article listed the children: Frank of Joliet, David, John and Thomas of Minooka. Jennie-Mrs. M. Kavarraugh; Mary-Mrs. Andrew Feeney; Margaret-Mrs. Edward Feeney; Elizabeth-Mrs. John Nugent; Harriett-Mrs. Thomas White; and Miss Kathryn Hennebry who lives at home.)

Mrs. Margaret Feeney
Morris Daily Herald, Thursday, Feb. 21, 1946. "Funeral services for Mrs. Margaret Feeney, 70, who died Wednesday in her home in Joliet will be conducted from the home of her daughter, Mrs. Arthur Jennings, here, Friday morning at 9 o'clock. services in St. Mary's Catholic church will be at 9:30 and burial will be in St. Mary's cemetery. Mrs. Feeney, who died after a three month illness, was born in Wilmington, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Henneberry. For several she and her husband, the late Edward Feeney farmed near Channahon. he preceded her in death four years ago. She was a member of Scapular Confraternity of St. Mary's church, the Cenacle of the Holy Chest and Daughters of Isabella. Surviving are four sons, John and Edmund of Chicago, Francis and Andrew of Joliet and two daughters, Mrs. James williams of Chicago and Mrs. Arthur Jenings of here. There are four brothers, David, John, Thomas and Frank of Joliet and four sisters, Miss Catharine, Mrs. John ugent and Mrs. Thomas White of Joliet and Mrs. Andrew Feeney of here. There are three granddaughters."

Andrew J. Feeney
Morris Daily Herald, Wed., December 6, 1944: "Andrew J. Feeney, 69, of Minooka, well known in Morris, died of a heart attach yesterday in his home. He had returned Monday from a hospital in Joliet where he had been a patient for several weeks. Funeral services will be held Saturday morning at 9:30 from St. Mary's Catholic church in Minooka to St. Mary's cemetery for burial. His body was taken to his home and will remain there until the hour of the funeral. he was born on the farm near Minooka and all his life was spent there. He leaves his widow; three sons, Thomas of Minooka, John and Robert of Joliet; four daughters, Miss Harriet Feeney and Mrs. Edwin Dempsey of Minooka, Mrs. Albert Yackey of Joliet, and Mrs. Raymond Barder of Chicago, 14 grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Swain and Mrs. Thomas Briscoe of Joliet."

Mrs. Andrew J. (Mary B. Mollie) Feeney
Morris Daily Herald, Monday, April 3, 1972: "Mrs. Andrew J. (Mary B. Mollie) Feeney, 95 of Rte 2, Minooka, died Saturday at St. Joseph Hospital, Joliet. Born in Lorenzo, Ill., daughter of John J. and Catherine O'Brien Henneberry, she has been a resident of Minooka for the past 72 years. She was the oldest member of the Alter and rosary Society of St. Mary's Church, Minooka. She was preceded in death by her husband who died in 1944; one son, Robert H. Feeney in 1965, one granddaughter, Mary Lou Feeney in 1966; four sisters, Mrs. Genevieve Kavanaugh, Mrs. Margaret Feeney, Mrs. Elizabeth Nugent, and Miss Catherine Henneberry; and three brothers, David, John (Jack), and Frank Henneberry. She is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Raymond (Marie) Barden of Elmhurst, Mrs. Albert (Lucille) Yackley, Mrs. Edwin (Lorette) Dempsey both of Joliet, and Miss Harriet Feeney of Minooka; two sons, John B. of Channahon and Thomas A. Feeney of Minooka; 19 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Harriett White, Joliet; one brother, Thomas J. Henneberry of Belvidere, and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be at 9:15 am Wednesday at the Fred C. Danes Funeral Home at Center and Campbell Sts., Joliet and from there to St. Mary's Catholic Church in Minooka for a Con-Celebrated Mass of the Resurrection at 10 am. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery in Minooks. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 7 to 10pm today and 2 to 5 and 7 to 10 pm Thursday."

David A. Henneberry
Joliet Herald News of Saturday, May 29, 1954: David A. Henneberry "age 81 years, late of 433 W. Marion St. Saturday, May 29, 1954 at St. Joseph's hospital. Husband of the late Margaret nee Branick. Father of Mary Eileen Henneberry of Chicago, Mrs. John McGuckin (Patricia), John S. and Joseph D. Henneberry of Joliet: grandfather of five grandchildren: brother of Mrs. Mary Feeney of Minooka, J. J. Henneberry of Joliet, Frank Henneberry, Kathryn Henneberry, Elizabeth Nugent of Joliet, Thomas Henneberry of Bellvidere, Illinois and Mrs. Harriet White of Joliet. Funeral from the Fred C. Dames funeral home, Center at Campbell Sts. Tuesday at 8:30 am to St. John's Catholic Church at 9 am. Interment St. Mary's cemetery, Minooka. Relatives will receive friends Sunday and Monday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 10 pm. Member of Knights of Columbus, St. John's Holy Name Society, Third Order of St. Francis, American Legion at St. Petersburg, Fla., and society of the Third Infantry Division."

Kathryn Henneberry
Joliet Herald News of Tuesday, March 24, 1970: Kathryn Henneberry. "Miss Kathryn Henneberry, 85, or 710 Helles St. died at her home Monday (March 23, 1970) after a long illness. Born in Wilmington, she had resided in Minooka until moving to Joliet in 1940. She was a member of St. Patrick's alter and Rosary Society. Miss Henneberry was preceded in death by her parents John C. and Kathryn Henneberry; three brothers, John, Frank and David; two sisters, Mrs. Genevive Kavanough and Mrs. Margaret Feeney. Surviving are three sisters, Mrs. Mary Feeney, Mrs. Elizabeth Nugent and Mrs. Harriet White, all of Joliet. Services will be a 9 am Wednesday from the Haley Funeral Home to St. Patrick's Church at 9:30. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery in Minooka. Friends may call from 2 to 5 and 7 to 10 pm Thursday. The rosary will be recited at 8 pm."

John J. Henneberry
Joliet Herald News of Wednesday June 12, 1968: Henneberry dies; rancher, businessman. "John J. Henneberry, 88, well known businessman and rancher, died Tuesday (June 11, 1968) at Methodist Hospital in Rochester, Minn, following recent surgery. He had been ill about a month. Mr. Henneberry resided at 522 Knox Pl., but spent much of his time on his ranch in Oswego and farms in the Minooka area. Even when he operated auto agencies in Lockport and Joliet, Mr. Henneberry spent considerable time in farming and ranching.
His white-faced Hereford stocks were prize cattle. He made frequent trips to Wyoming and other points west on cattle buying trips to improve and supplement the stock on his 700 acre Wa-Kee-Shaw ranch. Some of the nation's top Hereford stock came from there. Mr. Henneberry's herd sired many chanpions shown at state fairs in Illinois and Wisconsin dating back to the early 1950's. He showed one bull at Denver, Colo., where he refused a bid of $25,000 for the animal. His stock was shown at the Cow Palace in San Francisco, Calif.
His love of farming and ranching went back to his boyhood. Forn Feb. 2, 1882, on a farm in Lorenzo, he was a son of pioneer Will County settlers John J. and Catherine O'Brien Henneberry. He moved to Minooka when a young man and owned and operated a grocery store. He came to the Lockport-Joliet area about 45 years ago to enter the auto business. He began selling Chevrolets and had an agency in Lockport from 1932 to 1939. He came to Joliet late in 1939 to open the Buick agency at Cass and Joliet Streets. A short time later he moved a block south to the present location of Vidmar Buick, Inc., 147 N. Joliet St.Vidmar, operated by his son-in-law, Fred Vidmar is successor to the Henneberry Buick Co. which Mr. Henneberry operated for 23 years.
Even in recent years he maintained a keen interest in business activities especially farming and ranching. Despite his age, he had the same erect, fast stride he had as a young man. His stalwart appearance never diminished over the years. He had a shock of whith hair which stood out as he walked rapidly down the street or conversed quietly in a crowd. He was a member of several auto associations until recently. he was a member of the Farm Bureau Illinois Agriculture Association, Knights of Columbus Counc8il 382, the Joliet elks 296, the Joliet Country Club and the Holy Name society of the Cathedral of St. Raymond.
Mr. Henneberry is survived by his wife the former Margaret Comerford, a daughter, Mrs. Fred Vidmar, two grandaughters, Kathleen and Jacqueline Vidmar of Joliet, four sisters, Mrs. Andrew (Mollie) Feeney of Minooka; Mrs. John (Elizabeth) Nugent, Miss Catherine Henneberry and Mrs. Thomas (Harriet) White of Joliet, and a brother, Thoms of Belvidere. He was preceded in death by five brothers, Frank, David and three in infancy; and two sisters, Margaret Feeney and Jennie Kavanaugh. The funeral will be from the Fred C. Dames Funeral Home at 9:30 am Friday to the Cathedral of St. Raymond at 10. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery at Minooka. Visitation will be from 2 to 5 and 7 to 10 pm Thursday. The Holy Name Society will meet at 7:30 pm to recite the rosary."

David S. Henneberry II
"David Hennebery, 88 years old, a pioneer resident of Will County, died today in his home in Wilmington. Mr. Henneberry was a retired farmer and for ten years or more has resided in the town of Wilmington. He was born in Ireland and came to the United States when a small boy. Most of his life was spent in Will County where he was prominent in public affairs. He was the father of the David Hennebery of Joliet. He leaves six children, John and Sister Mary Camilla of Iowa, Chris of Morris, Sister Mary Ursala of Chicago, Mrs. Dennis Daniher and Miss Agnes, both of Wilmington. Funeral arrangements have not been completed."
Joliet Herald, Joliet, IL Tuesday, Oct. 19, 1918

Christopher F. Henneberry
Morris Daily Herald, Monday, April 7, 1930: Christopher F. Henneberry died at his home in Wilmington early Saturday morning. He is survived by his wife, one daughter, Mr. Clarence Kane; four sisters, Mrs. Jennie Daniher, Agnes Henneberry of Joliet, Sister Camilla of Kentucky, Sister Ursula of Chicago, and one brother, John of Perry, Iowa. Funeral services were held this morning at St. Rose's church, Wilmington followed by internment in Mt Olivet cemetery.

David S. Henneberry
David S. Henneberry, a former prominent resident of Wesley township, died at his home in Joliet Saturday afternoon last of typhoid fever. Mr. Henneberry was born in Grundy County, December 21, 1857, but had spent most of his life in Wesley. He is survived by his wife and five children. His remains were brought to this city Tuesday morning and the funeral was held from St. Rose's Church, mass being celebrated by Dean Dunne of St. Patrick's Church, Joliet as celebrant, Rev. O'Brien of St. Patrick's Church, Joliet as deacon and Rev. P. O'Dwyer of St. Rose's Church. Interment was made in the Catholic cemetery.
Wilmington Advocate: October 21, 1910: David S. Henneberry III Grandson of David.

David S. Henneberry
David S. Henneberry "age 78, March 7, at St. Josephs Medical Center. Beloved husband of Florence nee Baskerville; father of Sister Grace Henneberry O.P. of Mundeline, Paul (Margarita) of Hawthorn Woods, (Ann) Mrs. William Frederickson of Rock Island, Miss Jane Henneberry of Aurora; brother of Gertrude Kane of FL; two grandchildren, Mindy and Billy Frederickson; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, David and Ann nee Coveny, one sister, Loretta Reddy; two brothers, James and Thomas. Born in Joliet, life long resident. He was employed by the U.S. steel Company for 38 years, retired 1970. Member of St. Patrick's Men's Club, K of C #382, Old Timers Baseball Association. Funeral from the Haley Funeral Home, Friday, March 9, 9:30 am to St. Patrick's Church at 10:00 am. Interment Mt Olivet Cemetery, Wilmington. Visition Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 pm.
Herald-News, Joliet, Illinois, Thursday, March 8, 1984 section 2: David S. Henneberry IV.

Miss Nellie Hennebry
January 1, 1897: Miss Nellie Hennebry, sister of Attorney M. F. Hennebry, after an illness of several weeks died at the home of her sister on Water street yesterday afternoon, aged 17 years. The young lady had attended school in this city where she was a general favorite.
From the Wilmington Advocate, Wilmington, IL newspaper:

Miss Julia Hennebry
Feb. 26, 1904: The remains of Miss Julia Hennebry who died in Phoenix, Arizona on Thursday last, will arrive here on Monday next. The remains will be taken to her former home in Wesley. The funeral will occur Thursday, March 1st at St. Rose's Church, this city at 10 AM. The remains are accompanied by Patrick Hennebry, a brother.

John F. Hennebry
Source: Morris Daily Herald, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 1928 page 2. "John F. Hennebry Dies in Hospital
John F. Hennebry, 48 years old, retired farmer and former Wesley township supervisor, Will county and a brother of Rep. Michael F. Hennebry of Wilmington, sucumded to 10 day's illness of puenmonia yesterday morning in St. Josephs hospital, Joliet. Born in Grundy county aug. 14, 1880, the son of the late William and Johanna Hennebry, Mr. Hennebry represented the township of Wesley on the board of supervisors for 12 years. He retired three years ago and moved from Wesley township where he owned considerable farm land to Joliet. Arrangements have been made to hold the funeral Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock from the residence, 201 Whittier avenue. At 9:30 o/clock requiem mass be be read in St. Raymonds Catholic church. Burial will be in St. Rose's Cemetery, Wilmington. Four brothers, Thomas of Chicago, sho is marshall of the United States circuit court of appeals; William and Patrick of Joliet and Michael F. of Wilmington, and two sisters, Mary of Joliet and Margaret of Wilmington survive."

Michael F. Hennebry
Wilmington Advocate, Wilmington, IL Friday, March 27, 1936. "Michael F. Hennebry, a former resident of Wilmington, is a candidate for Representative in the General Assembly on the Democratic ticket. Mr. Hennebry has been a member of thje Legislature, now completing his twelfth term in the House of Representatives, and his long experience and his wide acquaintance throughout the district enables him to meet the duties and responsibilities of this high and responsible office and to possess an intimate knowledge of the needs of the people.
Mr. Hennebry as a member of the legislature has been of great help to the people of Wilmington during his years of service and the people of this community have been greatly benefited in many ways by his influence in Springfield and the Democratic primary voters again have the opportunity to register their approval of his service to them by voting for him at the primary electorate on Tuesday, April 14. If re-nominated at this primary and re-elected in the fall election, his pledge and promise to the people of this community where he has spent the greatest years of his life, will be to give to them his very best efforts and to continue the faithful service to his people to any all matters of interest to them"

Michael Henneberry
Joliet Evening News of Friday, April 3, 1925: "Michael Henneberry died April 3, 1925 at St. Joseph's Hospital. Survived by 3 daughters, Mary, Agnes and Hazel, one brother, Thomas. Funeral Sunday from the home of Thomas Bryon, Wilmington. Burial Mt. Olivet.

Thomas Hennebry
Joliet Evening News of March 27, 1940: "Deaths. Thomas Hennebry, age 70, March 26, 1940, St. Joseph's Hospital. Beloved son of the late John and Mary Hennebry, brother of the late John, Michael and Mary. survived by 5 neices, Mrs. Daniel Quinlan and Miss Ruth Hennebry of Chicago, Miss Mary Hennebry, Kankakee, Il; Miss Marguerite Hennebry and Sister Eustelle of Dubuque, Iowa; also several cousins in Joliet, Lemont and Chicago. Buriel Wilmington."

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