Lanahan, James E. DELMAR James E. "Jim" Lanahan, 72, died on Thursday, July 31, 2014 at the Hospice Inn at St. Peter's Hospital after a short illness, surrounded by his loving family and dear friends. Born and educated in Albany, he was the son of the late Edward and Rose Ann (Leveroni) Lanahan. Jim was a self-employed plumber in Delmar and operated Jim's Home Plumbing for 40 years. He was a communicant of St. Thomas the Apostle Church. Jim was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather, who was totally devoted to his family. He is survived by his childhood sweetheart and beloved wife of 51 years, Joan (Siino) Lanahan; their children, Lori (Brian) Rohan of Delmar and Kathleen (Todd) Shafer of Selkirk; grandchildren, Connor and Taylor Rohan, Drew Ackerman and Landon Shafer; siblings, Rose Marie (Edward) Cornelius and Linda Lee Zusy (the late Daniel); brothers-in-law, John (Kathleen) Siino, and Benedict Siino; sisters-in-law, Gina (David) Carney and Patricia Lanahan; also survived by many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brothers, Robert and Michael Lanahan. The family wishes to send a special thank you to the staff of St. Peter's Hospital, especially to the ICU and the Hospice Inn, for the excellent care and kindness. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m., on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, at in St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Delmar. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Inurnment will follow the Mass in Calvary Cemetery, Glenmont. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Capital City Rescue Mission, 259 S. Pearl St., Albany, NY 12202, or to the Hospice Inn at St. Peter's Hospital, 315 S. Manning Blvd., Albany, NY 12208. Online condolences may be offered at danielkeenan funeralhome.com.
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