John Richard Hannigan

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John R. Hannigan, died peacefully at home, Wednesday November 13, 2013.  Born in Boston, he was an U. S.  Marine veteran. Son of the late John M. and Alice (Garvin) Hannigan and loving brother of Virginia C. Hannigan and Eleanor H. McKinnon, both of Milton. Uncle of Alan L. McKinnon, Jr. and his wife Kathryn of Marblehead, Dr. Brian J. McKinnon and his wife Caroline of Augusta, GA and Dr. Ian M. McKinnon and his wife Dr Lise McKinnon of Colombia, MD. John is grand uncle of Garrett and Alan III , John, USMC, Caroline and Ellie, Kieran and Melle McKinnon..

Graduate of Milton High School, class of 1945 and Stonehill College, class of 1954.  He was employed at Wheeling Steel Co., in Woburn, then to Hollingsworth Plant and Patriot Paper in Hyde Park, in the shipping department.

He was a lifelong resident of Milton and a communicant at St. Mary of the Hills Church.  During the summer he resided in Brewster, MA.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Mary of the Hills Church, 29 St. Mary’s Road, Milton, Wednesday, November 20 at 10:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON, Tuesday 4-8. Interment Milton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in John’s memory may be sent to Saint Mary of the Hills Church 27 St. Mary’s Rd. Milton  or Milton Council on Aging, Transportation Fund, 10 Walnut St., Milton, MA 02186.The family would like to thank the health care aides who assisted the family at this difficult time.  For directions