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Revered Chicagoland musician, Patrick "Kevin" Henry, died on June 10, 2020 at the age of 91.

Anyone who is Irish in Chicagoland knew Kevin. He was a fine caring man who loved the Auld Sod and just about everything Irish.

Fittingly, Kevin received the very first iBAM! Music Award in 2009 for his outstanding contributions to Irish music.

Another Chicagoland music legend, Jimmy Keane, says it best on his facebook page,

"I knew this day would come — as it does for everyone. Of course, I’d cherish the chance to have one more chat. One more laugh. One more learning. One more sip. One more slainte. One more ‘we know that.’ One more ‘safe home Kevin - see you next week…’

My heart goes out to dear Pauline, Maggie, Mary, Tom, Kevin Jr., all their spouses and to all the grand kids, great grand kids, and the Henry family at large. And to all of you who knew the “Piper” and were fortunate to call him friend.

May he rest in peace. Safe home Kevin…

Kevin, Pauline, and Mike Flannery at the 2009 iBAM! Gala

Obituary information:
Patrick “Kevin” Henry, age 91, Native of Doocastle, County Sligo, Ireland, at rest June 10, 2020; Beloved Husband of 60 years to Pauline, nee Finnegan;  Loving Father of Mary (Brendan) Carroll, Tom (Suzanne), Kevin Jr. (Kathleen) and Maggie (Jerry) Healy; Cherished Grandpa of Brian (Moira), Maria (Mario) LaGiglio, the late Meghan Henry, Tricia, Kevin and Tom Henry Jr., Marty and Theresa Healy;  Great Papa of Aiden and Maeve Carroll and Viviana LaGiglio;  Dear son of the late Thomas and Mary Ann Henry, nee Connell;  Dearest Brother of Carmel McHale and Verona Ryan and preceded in death by Bridie Drain, Walter, Martin, Mary Gahagan, Johnny, Chris, Andy, and Madeline Sharkey; Fond Uncle of many nieces and nephews in Chicago, Ireland, England and New Zealand; Longtime accomplished Irish musician, storyteller, mentor and friend to many young and old,

Co-founder and past president of the Irish Musicians Association of America and retired 40 year Iron Worker and member Local 1 Ironworkers; Visitation Sunday from 4:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Curley Funeral Home 6116 W. 111th St. Chicago Ridge; Funeral Monday, a Private Mass for the immediate family will be held at Queen of Martyrs Church, 103rd St. & Central Park Ave,  Evergreen Park; at 10:00 a.m.;  A live stream of the Mass will be available by using this link; https://asimplestreaming.godaddysites.com/henry; Interment Mount Olivet Cemetery; For Funeral info 708-422-2700 or www.curleyfuneralhome.com

Kevin (C) with fellow pipers, (l to r): Keiran O'Hare and Pat Broaders on the cover of Irish American News, September, 2008 (photo by Cathy Curry Carlson)

 

Kevin being congratulated by former Irish Consul General to Chicago, Martin Ruane.

 

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