A commemoration of my mentor, Professor Thomas Patrick Joseph Hennessy

Hui Li


On the evening of April 14, 2018, I received an unexpected email from Mrs. Birgitta Hennessy, the wife of my mentor, Professor TPJ Hennessy. A tinge of uneasiness crossed my mind and my heart sank when I read the email: “Dear Huilee, it is with great sorrow that I am informing you that my dear husband, Tom Hennessy, died last Monday after a short illness (heart failure).”