Mary B. (Barry) Hanley, 82, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 6, 2021 in her home surrounded by her loving family after a long-term illness.
She was born September 12, 1939, to parents Bartholomew Barry and Margaret (English) Barry. She was the loving wife of 63 years to John A. Hanley, Sr. of Manchester.
She was a graduate of Manchester High School, and after marriage was content being a wonderful homemaker and mother. Later, she decided to go to college, and worked in the Manchester Public School system until her retirement, when she devoted her life to being a full-time grandmother.
As well as her husband, she leaves behind a son Douglas B. Hanley and his wife Catherine of Manchester, a daughter Margaret Hanley-Sullivan and her husband Brian of Manchester, a brother, William F. Barry and his wife Mary Ann of Shrewsbury, MA, and their children Keyne, Alexis, and Michael. She also leaves behind her cherished grandchildren, Katherine Legowski, Amanda Aubut, Alex Hanley, Christina Sullivan, Jack Sullivan, and great granddaughters Maria and Mia. She was predeceased by her son John A. Hanley, Jr.
All are invited to attend a celebration of Mary's life at a Mass of Christian Burial to be held at 10:00am on Thursday, November 18, 2021, at St. Bridget Church, 80 Main Street, Manchester, CT with interment immediately following at Buckland Cemetery.