James Hannigan

James Hannigan, 82, of Danbury, beloved husband of Helen E. Hannigan, passed away peacefully at Danbury Hospital on Wednesday, January 29, 2014.
James was born in Brooklyn, NY, son of the late James and Frances Hannigan. He graduated from St. Agnes High School and attended Brooklyn College with a concentration in business. James served as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Army National Guard. He enjoyed a fulfilling career as an accountant with major companies such as Eastern Airlines and Stolt Nielsen, a global leader in maritime shipping.

In addition to his wife Helen, he is survived by his son James Hannigan and his wife Cheryl of Southbury, daughter Betty Wendel and her fiancé Jack Duva of Huntington Beach CA., a son Michael E. Hannigan Sr. of Danbury and son Robert Hannigan and his wife Lori of Danbury. In addition to his children he has 12 Grandchildren, Ian Wendel, Michael Hannigan Jr., Heather Hannigan Falls and husband Alan, Stephanie Hannigan, Devon Wendel, Christopher Hannigan, Kimberly Hannigan, Matthew Hannigan, Sarah Hannigan, Emily Hannigan, Allison Hannigan and RJ Hannigan and 2 great grandchildren Valerie Truby and Danielle Falls.
Friends may call at the Green Funeral Home, 57 Main St., Danbury, on Tuesday evening from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Service will be at Green Funeral Home on Wednesday morning at 10:00 a.m.
Burial will follow at St. Peter Cemetery.
Contributions in his memory may be made to Praxair Cancer Center, 24 Hospital Ave., Danbury, CT 06810.


Funeral Home

Green Funeral Home
57 Main St Danbury, CT 06810
(203) 748-2131

Published in News Times from Feb. 1 to Feb. 2, 2014