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John R. Henries

December 3, 1965 — October 18, 2022

John Roland Henries

Age 56, of Penn Yan, NY, passed away on Tuesday, October 18, 2022.

John was born in Penn Yan, NY on December 3, 1965, the son of Daniel and Alberta (Monroe) Henries, Sr.

He was employed by USA Truck of VanBuren, Arkansas as a truck driver.

John is survived by his wife Tracey; children, Jeremey (Becky) Henries of Penn Yan, and Jonathan (Cecilia) Leek of Hallstahammar, Sweden; sister Karen (Denis) Gilmartin of Penn Yan; brother Daniel (Cindy Clair) Henries, Jr.; like a brother, Mike Fisher (Vivian) of Galax, VA; grandson Tucker Henries; nephews, Craig Henries, Joshua (Katie) Gilmartin Sr., Justin (Margaret) Gilmartin, Jordan (Shari Lord) Gilmartin, Billy Hartman and Tyler Mccloy; nieces Taleena Giffen and Alicia (Ciff Falker) Hartman; brother-in-law Tony (Christina) Mccloy of West Virginia; and mother-in-law Tanya Bolen of West Virginia. John is also survived by his loving dog Tandem.

John was predeceased by his parents; infant son Matthew John Baker Henries; and his infant sister Shari Lee Henries.

Friends and relatives are invited to the Weldon Funeral Home, 102 E. Main St. Penn Yan on Wednesday (Oct. 26) from 6-8pm.  A Funeral Mass will be held at 11 am on Thursday (Oct. 27) at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 312 Liberty St., Penn Yan; followed by burial at St. Michael’s Cemetery.

Donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Wednesday, October 26, 2022

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Thursday, October 27, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Michael's Catholic Church

312 Liberty St, Penn Yan, NY 14527

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