McGilley Memorial Chapel-Midtown

20 West Linwood Blvd, Kansas City, MO


Josephine Ann Hennessey

October 5, 1926April 19, 2020

Josephine Ann Hennessey passed peacefully into the loving arms of her Father on Divine Mercy Sunday. A lively soul with a quick, loving smile & always happy to visit, she heroically lived her mental health challenges with joy. She reunites with her parents & siblings: John & Amanda, Mary, John, Pat & Gene, and is survived by nieces, Maureen & Marianne, & nephews, John & Michael, & numerous grand-nieces/nephews. Josephine's Mass of Resurrection has been postponed due to COVID-19. The services will be announced here when they are scheduled. Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.


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Josephine Ann Hennessey

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Tommy Fagan

April 23, 2020

God Bless Pat Hennessey’s ‘Little’ Sister...she’s in God’s hands now. We suspect she was actually The Favorite........

Jane Fisher-McGinley

April 23, 2020

My family, the Fishers, moved to 3300 Karnes in 1954. I was 9 years old and there were 4 other siblings. It wasn’t long that JoAnn came a calling. She called mom Fisher and they developed a relationship that was kind and loving. 10 to 15 minutes and she was on the move again gathering information about us and other
Neighbors. Mom always found time to visit with her. Not always easy with a family of 7 and one on the way.

And then there was Mary. I remember sitting at the curb across the street from the Hennessy home with other kids listening to a
Rather heated disagreement between the sisters. Could not understand the words but it proved entertaining to us in a time when you went looking for something to do on a hot summer day.

My brother remembers watching color tv (The Wizard of Oz) in
Their home. Probably the first family in the neighborhood to have a color tv. Nice that they shared.

We enjoyed JoAnn recognizing that she was special. Think Mom
Had something to do with that.

Happy that she was surrounded with a big family. May she Rest In Peace.


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