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October 20, 1925 - September 19, 2019

Funeral Service Date
September 23, 2019
Funeral Service Time
10:30 am

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John “Jack” Henry Sr., 93, of Fort Wayne died September 19, 2019 at home in Fort Wayne, IN. Jack was born October 20, 1925 in Fort Wayne and was the son of the late Joseph and Lillian Henry. He served our country in the Army Air Corp during WW II. Jack worked as a tool maker for Fort Wayne Tool and Die for 40 years, retiring in 1985. He was an active and faithful member of Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, The Knights of Columbus and American Legion Post 47. He had a passion for life, people, and sports. Many considered him an icon in bowling where he was competitive for over 70 years, and earned multiple local honors. He was a wealth of knowledge and loved to pass on specific details of his past to those who would listen. Jack is survived by his son, John J (Andrea) Henry, Jr. of Fort Wayne, IN; daughter, Annette Edwards of South Bend, IN; brother Norm (Elaine) Henry of Fort Wayne, IN; 9 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren, and dog Reba. John was preceded in death by his wife, Junetta Henry and grandson Jeffrey Edwards. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 am Monday, September 23, 2019 at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church 4916 Trier Rd. Fort Wayne, IN, with calling one hour prior. Visitation will be held Sunday, September 22, 2019, from 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm at Divine Mercy Funeral Home, 3500 Lake Ave., Fort Wayne, with the rosary at 5:30 pm. Burial will be in Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Gibault School for Boys. To sign the online guest book, go to

Visitation Information:

Divine Mercy Funeral Home

Phone: 260-426-2044

Address: 3500 Lake Avenue Fort Wayne Indiana, 46805

rosary at 5:30 pm

Visitation Date

September 22, 2019

Visitation Time

02:00 pm – 06:00 pm

Additional Info

rosary at 5:30 pm

Funeral Service Information:

St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church

Phone: 260-482-2186

Address: 4916 Trier Rd. Fort Wayne IN, 46815

Service Date: September 22, 2019

Service Time: 2:00 pm

Service Notes: calling one hour prior at church

Funeral Service Date

September 23, 2019

Funeral Service Time

10:30 am

Additional Info

calling one hour prior at church

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