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Doris M. Henningsen, 87

LENOX, Mass. — Doris M. Henningsen, 87, of Lenox died Monday, March 5, 2018, at Berkshire Medical Center surrounded by her family.

Doris was born on July 12, 1930, in Jersey City, New Jersey, to the late William and Alice Brace Doyle. She attended local schools and was a 1948 graduate of Jersey City High School. Mrs. Henningsen was a home maker and also worked in the cafeteria at Center School for many years. 

She and her husband, Mr. Bernard H. “Dutch” Henningsen, were married on February 23, 1952, in Jersey City, NJ.. He died on November 1, 2011.

She enjoyed spending time with and cooking for her family and friends. Doris was a communicant of St. Ann’s Church.

Doris is survived by her son, William B. Henningsen and his wife, Lisa, of Lenox; grandchildren; Pam Powell (Derek) of Pittsfield and Leon W. McCluskey (Ashley) of Lenox, great-grandchildren Xavier, Austin, Zabion, Cameron, Justice, Raelyn and Titan; her sister, Lorraine Hickey of Rutherford, N.J.; her brother-in-law, Henry Henningsen of Temecula, Calif.; niece Arlene Henningsen of Temecula, Calif.; nephews Kenneth and Daniel Hickey, both of N.J.; and her grand-dog, Amy. 

Besides her husband and parents, Mrs. Henningsen is predeceased by her brother-in-law, Kenneth Hickey; and sister-in-law Elaine Henningsen.

Funeral notice: The funeral of Mrs. Doris Marie Henningsen of Lenox will be Saturday, March 11, 2018, at 9 a.m. from the Roche Funeral Home in Lenox followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Ann’s Church in Lenox with Monsignor John Bonzagni, officiating. 

Burial will follow in St. Ann’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations in Doris’ memory may be made to Eleanor Sonsini Animal Shelter in care of the funeral home, 120 Main Street, Lenox, MA  01240.

Doris’ family will always be grateful for the wonderful care she received at Kimball Farms Nursing Care Center in Lenox and the 4th floor at BMC.


Obituary Provided By: Roche Funeral Home

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