Eileen C. (Flaherty) Hennessey, S.F.O.

Eileen C. (Flaherty) Hennessey, S.F.O., 88, of Quincy, formerly of Dorchester and North Providence, RI, died on November 6, 2010. She was the beloved wife of the late William J. Hennessey. Born in Boston, she was the loving daughter of the late Martin and Nora Flaherty. Sister of Thomas Flaherty and his wife Barbara of Walpole, Joseph Flaherty and his wife Anne Evelyn of Westford, formerly of Milton and the late Marie Messinger and Veronica Flaherty. Survived by 18 loving nieces and nephews and 30 great-nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Gregory Church, Dorchester on Wednesday, Nov. 10 at 11:00AM. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to gather at the funeral home at 10:00AM. Visiting hours at the Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St. DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, Tuesday 3-8PM. Interment New Calvary Cemetery. Eileen was a Secular Franciscan for 43 years and a former Minister of St. Clare of Assisi Fraternity at St. Anthony’s Church in No. Providence, RI.  She was a former volunteer for the Visiting Nurse Assoc. of RI, and for the CCD program at Saint Anthony’s Church and at St. Mary’s Home in RI. Eileen also volunteered her time at Heritage Hills Nursing Center in Smithfield, RI. Late Supervisor, New England Telephone and Telegraph. In lieu of flowers, donations in Eileen’s memory may be sent to the Carmelite Order, 61 Mount Pleasant Ave. Roxbury, MA 02119.