Obituary: Joseph Hanley, 48, of Waltham

A fund has been set up to help Hanley's children complete their education.

Joseph Hanley. Credit: Joyce Funeral Home
Joseph Hanley. Credit: Joyce Funeral Home

The following is from Joyce Funeral Home.

Mr. Joseph E. Hanley, of Waltham, died Friday, May 2, 2014. He was 48.

Joe was born in Boston on Oct. 6, 1965, a son of Yvette (Gautreau) Hanley of Brighton and the late George Hanley. He lived in Brighton until his marriage to Watertown native Denise M. Boudrot in Saint Patrick's Church. The couple soon moved to Waltham where they have been residents since.

He worked as a foreman for Galen Auto Body in Dedham and had been a member of the Knights of Columbus, Watertown Council No. 155.

In addition to his wife and his mother, Joe leaves his children, Nicole T. Hanley, Michael J. Hanley and Steven F. Hanley, all of Waltham; his sisters and brothers, David Hanley of Norwood, Kevin Hanley of Waltham, Mark Hanley of Framingham, Joan MacKay, Roberta LeBlanc, both of Nashua, New Hampshire, Marie Hanley of Hyde Park, George Hanley, Elaine Hanley and Rosemary Hanley, all of Brighton; and many nieces and nephews.

Joe was also a brother of the late Clayton Hanley, John Hanley, Paul Hanley and Elizabeth Hanley.

Family and friends will honor and remember Joe's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main St. (Route 20), Waltham, on Wednesday, May 7, from 4-8 p.m. and again at 9 a.m. on Thursday morning before leaving in procession to Saint Mary's Church, 133 School St., Waltham where his funeral mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Grove Hill Cemetery, Waltham.

Please consider honoring Joe's memory by helping his children complete their education by visiting www.gofundme.com/8ujhpg.


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