Bom-Wrapper

Alfred Hennis

Alfred Hennis

Friday, April 1st, 1927 Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Alfred Hennis, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been submitted for approval. There may be a delay before posting.

Provide comfort for the family of Alfred Hennis with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Obituary

Obituary for Alfred W. Hennis

Alfred Warren Hennis entered eternal rest on Tuesday, July 23rd 2019.
Alfred was the son of the late Alfred M. Hennis and Caroline G. Hennis, was born April 1, 1927 in Clinton, Massachusetts and moved to Hazardville, a section of Enfield, CT at a very young age. He served in the United States Navy in World War II and in the Korean War onboard a ship. He then worked Peddling grain for Amos D. Bridge’s Sons Inc. and later worked for Monsanto for many years until he and his wife Audrey started Somers Ceramics from about 1963 to 1988 when they retired.

Alfred was married for over 69 years to the late Audrey Herr Hennis . He was predeceased by a brother Roger Hennis and leaves behind a loving family, two sisters Jean Ziemnicki and Barbara Mullen, a son Leigh W. Hennis and his wife Vickie of Beaverton, Oregon, a daughter Marcy H. Osborn of Stafford Springs ,CT, two grandchildren Nathaniel Osborn and John Osborn & his fiancee Rebecca Owen of Enfield, CT, a great grandson Jack Osborn of Vermont and was predeceased by a great granddaughter Aria Grace Owen-Osborn. He was also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Alfred did many things in his life including serving in the Hazardville and Somers Volunteer Fire Departments for years. He was on the auxiliary police with Troop C. He loved going to Rockport and Gloucester, Massachusetts for vacations with Audrey and later his grandchildren and getting to know many great people there including a lobsterman who let him go Lobstering with him and always went home with a dozen or so Lobsters.
He loved the Boston Red Sox and loved to go for rides in the car. In the last few years of his life his special driving buddy and grandson Nate Osborn would take him for rides all over the place going to Casinos and finding the best places to eat and have a good story when they arrived home.

When asked a few months ago what was it like going to all these places and seeing all the sights he's seen in his life he replied... "we had a ball. It was a ball"
Burial with Military Honors will be held privately at the request of the family. Somers Funeral Home has care of arrangements. To leave online condolences please visit www.somersfuneralhome.com.

Read Less

Service Details

  • Service

    Tuesday, July 30th, 2019 | 12:00am
    West Cemetery--Somers
    , , ,
    Tuesday, July 30th, 2019
    12:00am
    Officiant
    Garith Flannery
  • Interment

    Tuesday, July 30th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    Private Burial
    Address Not Available, Address Not Available
    Somers, Connecticut
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Tuesday, July 30th, 2019
    1:00pm

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Subscribe to Updates

We encourage you to share any memorable photos or stories about Alfred. All tributes placed on and purchased through this memorial website will remain on in perpetuity for generations.

Gestures of Sympathy

Tribute Wall

Private Condolence
Would you like to attach a photo to your condolence?
Provide comfort for the family of Alfred W. Hennis by sending flowers.
Hand delivered by a local florist
Flowers
Provide comfort for the family of Alfred W. Hennis by sending flowers.
Hand delivered by a local florist
MK

Mike kasper

Al and Audrey were special people to me.Enjoyed visiting with them occasionally at their home in Stafford and talk about the Boston Red Sox and Uconn Womens basketball.
Mike Kasper
Comment | Posted at 01:27am via Condolence
AW

Alice-Marie Worthington

Marcy & Lee, Nathan, John, everyone who loved Al & Audrey.... I'm so sorry for your loss! No matter the age it's still very difficult when a loved one passes. I just found out about Al & also that Audrey passed in January. I left you a voicemail Marcy & I hope you get it. My best to you Lee wherever you are at this moment. It's Not Unusual for two Lifelong Partners to pass so close together within only a few months. Again my thoughts are with you all!
Comment | Posted at 07:38pm via Condolence
Loading...

Benefits to Ordering Flowers Through Heartfelt Sympathies

Send Beautiful Flower Arrangements

Ordering through us helps ensure your order will be placed through a local flower shop with whom the funeral home has a personal and trusting relationship. Through this service, a card with a picture of your selection will be included so you are able to leave a longer message of support to the family with your thoughtful gesture. Also included is a photo of your arrangement and message which will remain in perpetuity within this memorial website.

The Heartfelt Sympathies Difference:
  • Your flower arrangement will be hand-delivered by a local florist.
  • Choose to send to the service, funeral home, or family's home.
  • Your selected arrangement will be archived in this memorial tribute website in perpetuity.

Why light a candle?

This is why you should light a candle..

Honoring A Life: A Thoughtful Gesture with Global Benefits

Memorial Trees by Honoring A Life

When you choose to have a memorial tree planted for your loved one, you are doing more than simply putting a plant in the ground. You are making a long-term commitment to the environment, and implanting the memories of your loved one in our planet for countless years to come. A memorial tree is a unique tribute that provides global benefits like no other gift could.

What You Receive:
  • A memorial tree planted in the area of greatest need, according to the planting schedule of the American Forests Organization and the Canadian Institute of Forestry.
  • A memorial card to be sent to your home or a person of your choosing which demonstrates the gift you have given.
  • Your name and message listed in this online memorial, and on the honoringalife.org website. (See sample memorial)
Share by: