Edward Hanley

Edward J. Hanley Jr.

Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
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Edward J. Hanley, Jr., 96, beloved husband of Agnes (Noll) Hanley, of Canal Street, Westerly, passed away at his home on Wednesday, February 27, 2019.

Born in Cranston, he was the son of the late Edward J., Sr. and Fannie Hanley.

US Navy Veteran of WWII and a Brown University graduate, Edward later worked as a Material Manager for Beth Israel Hospital in Boston for many years. He enjoyed playing golf and was a member of the Westerly Yacht Club and the Portuguese Holy Ghost Society.

He leaves behind his six children, Edward J. Hanley, III (Anna) and Linda Hanley, both of Cranston, Frank McDermott (Darlene) of Bath, NC, Debora Lee of Pawcatuck, Joseph McDermott (Pheth) of Stonington and Valerie Paiva (David) of Westerly; thirteen grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Hanley was predeceased by his brother John and sister Lillian.

A Funeral Service with Full Military Honors will take place on Tuesday at 11:30a.m. at Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home, 59 Spruce Street, Westerly. Burial will be private. For online condolences please visit www.gaffneydolanfuneralhome.com
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Service Details

  • Service

    Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 | 11:30am
    Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 11:30am
    Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home
    59 Spruce Street
    WESTERLY, RI 02891
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  • Interment

    Private, --
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Andrea C.

Posted at 12:05pm
Offering my condolence to the family & friends of Edward Hanley, Jr. As you cherish the many memories, reflect on the time when sickness & death will be conditions of the past! (Revelation 21:3,4; 1Corinthians 15: 26) This promise is made by our loving God Jehovah and Jesus Christ himself guaranteed the hope of seeing our loved ones again by means of the resurrection. (John 5:28,29; Acts 24:15; Isaiah 26:19)
May God’s word & the many fond memories of Mr. Hanley comfort you each day, as we await the fulfillment of His promises! (Joshua 23:14)

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