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Alice Hennessy

December 28, 1924 October 3, 2018
Alice Hennessy
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Obituary for Alice Hennessy

Alice Hennessy passed away peacefully in her sleep at 5:40 AM October 3, 2018. She is survived by her nine children, Jim (Paulette), Terence (Linnea), Mark, Timothy (Debby), Kevin (Karen), Jon, Kerry (Polly), MaryAnn and Jean Marie (Kary). She is also survived by her nineteen grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Kenneth and her brother Ross Farnsworth, sisters Helen Ovard, Rebecca Goulding, Mildred McArthur, Patricia Bean and Margaret Mcintosh .
Alice was born in St Anthony, ID December 28, 1924 to parents Samuel Dennis Farnsworth and Elizabeth Watson Farnsworth. Alice grew up in St Anthony spending her formative years living through the Great Depression and WWII. She graduated from high school in St Anthony in 1942 and subsequently was employed by the Union Pacific Railroad as a telegrapher where she met her future husband, Kenneth.
They were married in Salt Lake City January 7, 1945 and lived in Pocatello, ID together until Kenneth passed away in November 15, 2006 raising nine children together.
Alice was a member of St Joseph’s Catholic Church. She enjoyed sewing, knitting and making articles of clothing for her family, making among other things, baby blankets for her grandchildren. She was also an avid reader and was always on the lookout for a new book to read. Alice also enjoyed spending time visiting the family cabin near Tetonia, ID.
In lieu of flowers, please celebrate Alice’s life by donating to the Cancer Research Institute. Donations may be made either online at or by mail at Cancer Research Institute, Web Donation, 29 Broadway 4th Floor, New York, NY 10006-3111.
Funeral service will be held at Downard’s Funeral Home, 241 North Garfield Ave, in Pocatello at 12 Noon on December 1, 2018. Please share memories, photographs and condolences on Alice's tribute wall.

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12:00 PM 12/1/2018 12:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM 12/1/2018 1:00:00 PM
Downard Funeral Home

241 N. Garfield Avenue
Pocatello, ID 83204

Downard Funeral Home
241 N. Garfield Avenue Pocatello 83204 ID
United States





1:00 PM 12/1/2018 1:00:00 PM - 1:30 PM 12/1/2018 1:30:00 PM
Mountain View Cemetery

5th Ave
Pocatello, ID 83201

Section 52 East Row 19 Space 7

Mountain View Cemetery
5th Ave Pocatello 83201 ID
United States

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