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L. Mildred Hanley

August 20, 2014

L. Mildred Hanley

PAWTUCKET - L. Mildred "Millie" Hanley, R.N., 92, of Pawtucket, RI and Mashpee, MA passed away on August 19, 2014. She was the wife of the late Joseph M. Hanley. Born in Hyde Park, MA, Millie was the daughter of Willard and Lillian (Moxham) Barnett, and sister of the late Willard Barnett. After completion of nursing school, Millie served as a Navy nurse during WWII. She was employed at the Pawtucket Memorial Hospital and was a school nurse - teacher in the Pawtucket School Department until retiring.
Millie is survived by her son, Joseph and (Maureen) Hanley, of Dedham, MA and daughters, Kathleen Caffrey, of Rumford, RI, and Susan (Russ) McDonald of Rehoboth, MA. She is also survived by two grandchildren, Joe Hanley and Maura Patton, and one great grandson, Liam P.Caffrey. She was the grandmother of the late Michael J. Caffrey, and Matthew P. Caffrey. Several nieces and nephews, including Willard F. Barnett of Texas, and many wonderful friends will miss her greatly.
There will be a Mass of Christian Burial for Millie on Friday, August 22 at 11:00 am in St. Teresa's Church, 358 Newport Avenue, Pawtucket. Her burial will be with full Military Honors in Mt. St. Mary's Cemetery.
There will be calling hours for Millie on Friday morning from 9: 00 am until 10:30 am in the MANNING-HEFFERN FUNERAL HOME, 68 Broadway, Pawtucket. Relatives and friends are invited.
In lieu of flowers donations would be appreciated to The Activities Department, Evergreen House Health Center, 1 Evergreen Drive, E. Providence, RI 02914.
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