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Formal Service to be held at a later date.


Margaret Jean Dennehey, 90, who passed away on January 27, 2021 lived an exciting and enviable life.  Daughter of Alexander F. Jesmore and Ruth Jesmore (nee Dease), she started traveling the world at a very young age with her two brothers, both still living, Don Jesmore of Dearborn, MI and Bill Jesmore of Phoenix, AZ.  Born in Detroit, MI in 1930, she spent the early part of her childhood in England, where she was set to return were it not for World War II.  After the war she moved with her parents to Australia and later followed to Germany where she met her husband, Joseph John Dennehey Jr., at the time a young Air Force Sergeant, who preceded her in death.  She loved being an Air Force wife and together they raised three children: Patrick Dennehey (Barbara), Michael Dennehey (Ruth), and Kathleen Dennehey.  No matter where she traveled, she kept a special place in her heart for her parent’s log cabin in Kalkaska, MI which fostered her love of nature.  In fact, outside her family, her biggest passion was animals always ensuring we had pets in the house, be it cats, dogs, ferrets, even lizards!  Finally, she is best known by friends and strangers alike as someone who would strike up a conversation with anyone, always with a smile on her face.  She was loved dearly by her family, and while we mourn her loss, we know how blessed we were to have had her in our lives for so long.  Rest in peace Mom and say hi to Dad when you see him. 

A formal service will be announced at a later date when she can be inurned with her husband at Arlington National Cemetery.  The family asks that in her memory friends make a donation to their local animal shelter or animal related charity of their choice. Arrangements by Weymouth Funeral Home.

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