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July 17, 2021

Veteran

William F. Henderson, III


William F. Henderson, III of Hull died peacefully at home on July 17, 2021 at the age of 75. He was the son of the late William F. Henderson, Jr. and Beatrice A. (Morgan) Henderson. Beloved husband of 52 years to Nancy (Kelley) Henderson. Loving father of Lisa M. Flaherty and her husband Michael of Rockland; William D. Henderson and his wife Jennifer of Scituate; Patrick K. Henderson and his wife Trish of Southington, CT; and Julie M. Henderson of Scituate. Proud “Grampy” of Michael Flaherty, Ryan Henderson, Kelsey Henderson, Erin Flaherty, Connor Henderson, Alexa Henderson, Abigail Henderson, and James Henderson. Loving brother of Daniel M. Henderson and his wife Serena of Norwood; Mary B. Henderson and her late wife Ellen Torpey of West Yarmouth; John P. Henderson and his wife Kathy of Milton; Elizabeth M. Henderson and her husband Ned Martin of Schenectady, NY; James A. Henderson and his wife Kathy of Randolph; Matthew J. Henderson of Champaign, IL; Stephen A. Henderson and his late wife Carol Lee of Readville; Phillip W. Henderson and his late wife Rita of Pocasset; Sarah Gale and her husband Malcolm of Jamaica Plain; and the late George K. Henderson and Roseanne Sullivan and her surviving husband William Sullivan of Charlestown, NH. Also survived by many aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws, and many dear friends.

Bill earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Boston State College and his Master’s Degree of Public Administration from Suffolk University. He enjoyed a long and successful career in hospital administration and public relations; serving as  Executive Director of the Foundation with Carney Hospital, Quincy City Hospital, and Mattapan Hospital. Bill proudly served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam where he was awarded the Bronze Star. He was a member of the Town of Hull Board of Registrars and served as the South District President of The Society of St. Vincent de Paul Council of Boston. He was a recipient of Cheverus Medal by the Archdiocese of Boston. He was also a Past Commander and Quartermaster of VFW Hull Post and Vice Chairman and Chairman of DAV Post. Faith was central to Bill’s life and he was an active member St. Mary’s Parish, Hull.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to greet the family during the visiting hours on Wednesday 4-8 PM in the Pyne Keohane Funeral Home, 21 Emerald St. (off Central St.), HINGHAM. A Celebration of Life Service will be held in the funeral home at 9 AM on Thursday prior to the Funeral Mass in St. Mary’s Parish in St. Ann’s Church, Hull at 10 AM. Burial in Hull Village Cemetery.