HANNAFIN - William J. 65, ofTorrington, CT, passed away Tuesday, April 30th, at Yale New Haven Hospital. He was born in Queens, NY on January 25, 1948, a son of the late Eleanor (Zweck) and James Hannafin and was a graduate of Matre Christe High Class of 1965 and Manhattan College Class of 1969, where he played baseball. He served with the US Marines. He was a self-employed Entrepreneur. A good father and grandfather, he enjoyed golf and Yankees Baseball. He is survived by two sons, Terence Hannafin and wife Ann of Old Greenwich and their children Jack and Patrick, and James B. Hannafin and wife AdalezaMichelena of Forest Hills NY and their daughter Teaghan. He also leaves brothers James, Michael, and Robert Hannafin and sisters Gale Royston, Patricia Reilly, and Joan Lindner, several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by grandson Joseph. Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at at Saint Anthony Church 49 South St., Litchfield CT, at 11:30 on Friday, May 3rd. Friends may call Thursday 5-9 PM at Phalen Funeral Home, 285 Migeon Ave., Torrington. Memorial contributions can be made to The Leukemia Lymphoma Society, PO Box 4072, Pittsfield MA 01202. www.phalenfuneral.com

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Phalen Funeral Home
285 Migeon Avenue Torrington, CT 06790
(860) 489-9600

Published in Newsday on May 2, 2013