Madison - John H. Healy, age 88, passed away on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at All Saints Assisted Living. He was born on September 24, 1928 to Harold and Ethel (Babb) Healy in Reedsburg. John moved to Madison as a young adult, where he met his wife of nearly 65 years, Sophie Bonanno. Together they raised their six children in Madison. He was active in Madison politics as an 11th Ward Alderman in the early 70's. John also served in the U.S. National Guard. He was a loving husband and father. John is survived by his wife, Sophie; his children, Mary Ann (Jeff Netols) from Mequon, John (Karen) from Oregon, Patrick (Cathy Voss) from Washington D.C., Katie of Madison, Jim (Angela) Bonanno of Watertown, and Eileen (Corey) Pigorsch of DeForest; his 10 grandchildren; his 3 great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Tom. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at ST. MARIA GORETTI CATHOLIC CHURCH, 5313 Flad Avenue, Madison. A Rosary will be said at 9:30 a.m. at church with a visitation from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. The family would like to give a heartfelt thank you to Agrace HospiceCare and All Saints Assisted Living for their exceptional care.
Cress Funeral & Cremation Service
3610 Speedway Road, Madison
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Want to extend my sympathies to the family of John Healy. Fond memories when our children were growing up many years ago. Sophie and all your children our thoughts and prayers are with you. Evelyn Hageman Martin from Long Island, NY
It is with "Deepest Sympathy" that we have lost a wonderful man from our All Saints Family. It was truly a pleasure to re-connect with John & Sophie from our Independent Living where my Parents first met the Healy's. We will all feel the loss & miss his presence, but fortunate that Sophie will still be a part of our close knit family at All Saints. In Loving Memory of John. Jane Delaney
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