Joseph E. Hennelly, 66, of Hoschton, GA, passed away on Friday, September 28, 2012. He was born on January 30, 1946 in New York, NY. He is preceded in death by his parents, Patrick and Nellie Hennelly (O’Sullivan) and a brother Richard Hennelly. Joe is survived by two sisters Margaret and Frances and two brothers Patrick and Thomas. Also surviving are his two sons Paul (Kim) and Dennis (Tara) and six grandchildren, Kaylee, Kyle, Allison, Kathryn, Reese and Kaden. Joe was a Vietnam Veteran, a retired air traffic controller with 35 years of federal service and a proud former volunteer firefighter. His true calling however was serving as a proud and steadfast father of two sons and a doting grandfather to his six favorite little people in the world. A visitation will be held on October 4, 2012 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a memorial service to follow at 7:00 p.m. at the Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy, Lawrenceville, GA 30046 (770) 277-4550. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be sent to the Vietnam Vets of America, 8719 Colesville Rd. Suite # 100, Silver Springs, MD 20910. Online condolences may be expressed at