ANDOVER — Leo Hennessy Jr., 77, of Andover, died Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010 at Sutton Hill Nursing Center in North Andover.
Leo was born in Providence, R.I., on Jan. 23, 1933 to the late Leo and Gertrude (Clements) Hennessy Sr.
He was a graduate of Providence College and was a U.S. veteran having served in the U.S. Army. Leo was employed as an Industrial Engineer. He started his career with Western Electric and retired when the company was known as AT&T.
He was a very active parishioner of St Augustine's Church in Andover, were he served as a lector as well as a former Parish Council member. An avid sports fan, Leo was past president of the Merrimack Valley Bowling Association and played on the Western Electric Softball League for many years.
He is survived by his wife, Carmelina "Cammy" (Vinciguerra) Hennessy of Andover; his sister, Lois Pickett and her husband Bob; as well as several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Also among his survivors are very dear and close friends, the Lindblad family of Plaistow, N.H.
ARRANGEMENTS: A funeral Mass will be offered on Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Augustine's Church in Andover. Burial will follow in Spring Grove Cemetery. Family and friends may call on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Conte Funeral Home, 17 Third St., North Andover. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. For directions or to offer online condolences please visit www.contefuneralhomes.com.