James Sean Healey, age 73, passed away Sunday, August 20, 2017 in Houston, TX. He was born on May 17, 1944 in Newark, New Jersey to James John Healey and Genevieve Catherine Hawkins. He is survived by his wife, Karen Healey; his son, James Christian Healey, and his grandson Christian Wyatt Healey. He graduated from college in New York in 1971 and taught English in New York and Florida High Schools. In 1979 he graduated from South Texas College of Law in Houston, TX. He practiced over 30 years in criminal, family, and juvenile law, and was a mediator and FINRA arbitrator. In 2003, he earned a Master of Theology in Messianic Studies.
Jim was a devoted husband, father and a fantastic grandfather. He was an author, avid photographer, and later in life he developed a passion for SCUBA diving, exploring many underwater sites throughout the world. A funeral mass will be held on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Bernadette Catholic Church, 15500 El Camino Real, Houston, TX 77062. All flowers should be sent to St. Bernadette’s. There will be a luncheon following mass at the Parish Life Center.