Lawrence, MA — James G. Hanley died suddenly in Ireland while on vacation with his wife, Annette, on Friday,
April 19, 2013.
He was born in Lawrence on December 26, 1948, and was the son of the late James E. Hanley and Julia Maloney Hanley. He was a lifelong resident of Lawrence and Saint Patrick's Parish.
He was educated in Saint Patrick's School, Central Catholic High School, Boston College, and New York University. He served in the United States Army during Vietnam War and after his honorable discharge, worked for the Federal Government in the Veterans Administration in Boston and Manchester, N.H.
Jim is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Annette; his sisters, Rosemary of Lawrence and Dorothy Bowen of Melrose; his brother, John and wife, Margaret of Methuen; and many nieces and nephews.
He enjoyed traveling, all sports, but most especially BC football and golf.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to call on Thursday, April 25, 2013, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the John Breen Memorial Funeral Home, Inc., 122 Amesbury Street, Lawrence, MA.
His funeral mass will be celebrated on Friday, April 26, 2013, at 11 a.m. in Saint Patrick's Church in Lawrence, Mass. Burial will follow in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Lawrence, Mass.
Memorial contributions may be made to Cor Unum, 118 S. Broadway, Lawrence, MA 01841.
For online condolences and other information, please visit www.breenfuneralhome.com.