Hannan, James E. SAN DIEGO -- Rev. James E. Hannan OSA died July 27, 2013 at the age of 97. He was a Roman Catholic priest for 69 years. He was an Augustinian religious for 74 years. He was an Air Force Chaplain for 27 years, retiring in 1976 with the rank of Lt. Colonel. While in San Diego he was a a school teacher
and Business Manager at St. Augustine High School (1966- 1977.) From 1978-85 he served as the Chaplain for the San Diego County Jail. A rosary-vigil for Fr. Hannan will be recited at St. Augustine's Chapel in San Diego (3266 Nutmeg St.) on Tuesday afternoon, July 30th, at 4:00. Fr. Hannan's funeral mass will be celebrated at St. John the Evangelist Church (1638 Polk Ave., San Diego) Wednesday, July 31st, at 10:30 a.m. The burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery following a light lunch in the parish hall after the liturgy. In lieu of flowers, the Augustinians suggest a donation in Fr. Hannan's memory to the Augustinian Guild. (3266 Nutmeg St, San Diego 92104.) Please remember Fr. Hannan, his nieces, nephews and cousins and their families, the Augustinian family, as well as all of those who benefitted by his ministerial and military service.