Janet L. Hanlon
1936 - 2019
Janet L (Connolly) Hanlon, a longtime
resident of Malden, passed away on Thursday April 11, after a
sudden accident. Janet was born in Brighton in 1936, the
daughter of John and Isabelle Connolly. She was raised there and
graduated from Brighton High School. In 1977 the family
relocated to Malden. Janet was married to Daniel J. Hanlon
Jr. and the two shared many wonderful years together
until Daniel's passing in 1993. Janet was an avid bingo player.
She was also a past member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Irish
American in Malden, and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Beachmont
VFW in Revere. She also volunteered as a chaperone for the
She is survived by her children, Lori J. Hurley and husband
Michael of FL, David J. Connolly and wife Kathleen of Dracut,
Douglas J. Hanlon and wife Sheri of Townsend, and Katherine J.
Hanlon and fiancé David Melagrano of Stoneham, as well as her 9
grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
Janet was preceded in death by her siblings, Norma Werner, John
Connolly, Douglas Connolly, Muriel LaVesque, James Connolly, and
Funeral services will be held from the Weir – MacCuish Golden
Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St, Malden on Wednesday, April
17th, at 9:00 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St.
Josephs Church at 10 AM.
Interment will take place with her husband in the Massachusetts
National Cemetery, Bourne, MA.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, April
16th, from 4- 8 PM