Patrick J. Henry


1924 – 2014

AUGUSTA — Patrick J. Henry, 89, died Sunday, Feb. 23, at the Maine Veterans’ Home in Augusta following a long illness.

He was born in Chisholm on March 11, 1924, a son of the late Marcel and Celina (Legere) Henry. He attended school in Chisholm and was a U.S. Army veteran, serving during World War II. He had been employed for 47 years at International Paper in Jay and was a communicant of St. Michael Parish.

Patrick took up golf in his retirement years and enjoyed playing whenever he could. Proud of being fit into his 80s, he walked regularly and kept to a vigorous routine of morning exercises. He and his wife, Theresa, took numerous ocean cruises and enjoyed vacationing in Hawaii and California.

Patrick is survived by his wife of 65 years, Theresa E. (Gagnon) Henry, of Augusta; four sons, Michael Henry and his wife, Debra, of Jay, Larry Henry of Oakland, Calif., Dan Henry of San Francisco, Calif., and John Henry of Augusta; two daughters, Marlene Furbush of Concord, N.H., and Mary Fosnough and her husband, Larry, of Oakland; a brother, Raymond Henry, of Livermore; a sister, Laurette Poulin, of Farmington; four grandsons, Matthew and Christopher Newton and Duncan and Collin Fosnough; three great-grandchildren, Emily, Evan and Avery; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was predeceased by three brothers, Fidele, Pete and Frank Henry; three sisters, Elise Langois, Rose Leblanc and Edme Frechette; and a son-in-law, Paul Furbush.


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