January 7, 1935 ~ August 29, 2021 (age 86)

Death notice


HANIFIN, James M. of Jamaica Plain, Aug 29th.  Son of the late John & Mary  (McManus) Hanifin.  Beloved  husband of Katherine “Katie” (Murphy) Hanifin.  Loving father of Jimmy & his wife Cindy Hanifin of Walpole, Kathleen & her husband Eddie Davis of Norwood, John & his wife Mary Hanifin of Franklin, Mary Ellen Gilmore & Phil McNulty of Foxboro, Nancy & her husband Paul Devlin of Mansfield, Tommy & his wife Kelly Hanifin of Walpole and Bobby & his wife Tina Hanifin of Needham.

Brother of the late Francis Hanifin,  the late Mary Kenney and the late John, Thomas and Robert Maloney.  Also survived by 22 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.

Funeral from the William J. Gormley Funeral Home, 2055 Centre Street, West Roxbury on Friday,

Sept. 3rd. at 11 o’clock  followed by a Funeral Mass in St Theresa-Avila Church, 2078 Centre Street, West Roxbury at 11:30am.

Visiting hours will be held at the GORMLEY FUNERAL HOME Thursday, September 2nd from 4pm -8pm.  Relatives and friends invited. 

In lieu of flowers donations can be made in James' name to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston @

Arrangements by Mann Rodgers Funeral Home, Jamaica Plain




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