82 Fairview Ave.
Naugatuck, CT 06770
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James Hanley

James E. Hanley

Wednesday, September 14th, 1927 - Saturday, January 9th, 2021
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James E. Hanley
1927 - 2021

Naugatuck, CT James E. Hanley, 93, died peacefully on January 9, 2021 in the VITAS Hospice Care unit at St. Mary’s Hospital.

Jim was born on September 14, 1927 in Naugatuck a son of the late Joseph T. and Georgina (Englehart) Hanley and lived in Naugatuck all of his life. Jim graduated from Naugatuck High School in 1945 and immediately after graduating, entered the United States Navy, where he served honorably during World War II. Jim retired from the Bristol Company, where he had worked for 40 years and also worked many other jobs, including at Breen’s and Norwash Shoe Store. Jim was an antique car enthusiast, an avid gardener and a parishioner of St. Francis of Assisi Church.

Jim is survived by his brothers, Joseph Hanley and his wife, Alice of Naugatuck, Raymond Hanley and his wife, Barbara of Southbury and Robert Hanley and his wife, Mary of Newport, RI and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Jim was predeceased by his brothers, William Fleming, James Fleming and John Hanley and his sisters, Germaine Hanley, Jane Howson and Betty Baker.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday at 11:00am at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 318 Church Street, Naugatuck. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery, Cross Street, Naugatuck. Calling hours are Thursday from 9:00am to 10:15am at the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Avenue, Naugatuck. Everyone attending Jim’s services is required to wear a facial covering and to adhere to social distancing guidelines. To honor Jim’s memory, donations can be made to the Ecumenical Food Bank, 75 Spring Street, Naugatuck, CT 06770.
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, January 14th, 2021 | 9:00am - 10:15am
    Thursday, January 14th, 2021 9:00am - 10:15am
    Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home
    82 Fairview Avenue
    Naugatuck, Connecticut 06770
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  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Thursday, January 14th, 2021 | 11:00am
    Thursday, January 14th, 2021 11:00am
    St. Francis of Assisi Church
    318 Church Street
    Naugatuck, CT 06770
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    The Rev. John Kuzhikottayil
  • Interment

    Thursday, January 14th, 2021 |
    Thursday, January 14th, 2021
    St. James Cemetery
    Cross Street
    Naugatuck, Connecticut 06770
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  • US Navy


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Jeanne Hager

Posted at 08:32pm
My sisters Kristen Gorham, Marcia Matcheson and I would like to express our sincere condolences to Jim's Family. He was a good friend to our family and our parents Conrad and Ruth Hager.
Sincerely, Jeanne Hager

Roberta Bona

Posted at 10:51am
My name is Roberta Bona my father-in-law was Frank Bona Jim’s best friend. I’m so sorry sorry for your loss

Roberta, Robert, and Steve Bona

Posted at 10:07am
Our sincere condolences
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Posted at 08:43am
T o the family of James Hanley,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you
We thank him for his service to our country
VFW Post 201 Aux.

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