Jeremiah W. Hanlon
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Of Quincy, passed away on Tuesday May 5th, 2020 at South Shore Hospital at the age of 86.
Born on October 18, 1933 in Boston; son of the late William J. Hanlon and Sarah J. (McGee) Hanlon. He was raised in South Boston and moved to Quincy in 1969.
Jeremiah graduated from South Boston High School and had been employed as a Sheet Metal Worker with the Sheet Metal Workers Union Local #17 for over 40 years.
He joined the United States Navy and served honorably during the Korean War . He was a longtime member of the George F. Bryan V.F.W. Post #613 in Quincy.
Jeremiah was a devoted and active parishioner of St. George Albanian Orthodox Cathedral in South Boston for many years. He was an instrumental part of many services and special occasions for the church as a Head Usher.
His family was always the most important aspect of his life, especially his grandchildren. He was also a huge fan of Boston sports.
He was predeceased by his beloved wife Antoinette A. (Adams) Hanlon.
Jeremiah is survived by his devoted and loving children Paul W. Hanlon and his wife Cheryl of Reading and Jane M. Hanlon-Cook of Quincy and his cherished grandchildren Andrew P. Hanlon, Adam J. Cook, Meghan P. Hanlon and Jack J. Cook and his dear friend Cindy Madden of Weymouth.
Brother of the late Frances Hanlon and William Hanlon.
Out of genuine concern for those we love and care deeply about during this difficult time throughout the world and in our community, the family will gather to celebrate Jeremiah's life in a private Eastern Orthodox Funeral Service followed by burial with United States Navy Military Honors in recognition of his faithful and honorable service to our Country at the Massachusetts Veterans National Cemetery in Bourne. Donations can be made in Jeremiah's memory to St. George Albanian Orthodox Cathedral, 523 E. Broadway, South Boston, MA 02127.
The Brasco & Sons Memorial Funeral Home of WALTHAM assisted Jeremiah's family with arrangements.