The Garden Island
Notice #: 0001310835-01
Funeral Notices


Brother Leo McInerney died on December 21, 2020 in a Chicago nursing home at the age of 80. Leo joined the Christian Brothers in 1958 and taught at numerous Catholic high schools across the country. From 1964 to 1970 he taught English and Religion at Damien Memorial H.S. in Honolulu. He was the son of Allen and Helene McInerney, who visited and lived in Hawaii for ten years over the same period. Leo loved Hawaii and sometimes said that his years at Damien were among the happiest of his life. For the past 25 years he has been part of the Chicago community of Christian Brothers.

A Memorial service will be held after the Covid threat has passed.