Daniel Edward Hanley, 61, passed away at home on October 18th after a spirited
battle with cancer. He was the son of the late Raymond and Ethel (O'Mara)
A lifelong resident of Oswego, he is survived by his wife of forty years, the
former Barbara King; his daughters Elaine (Michael Collins) of Morrisville, PA,
Jennifer (Marc Isser), of Washington, D.C., and Victoria of Blue Bell, PA; and
his beloved dog Player. He was pre-deceased by his son Craig in 1972, his
brother Frederick, his sister Winifred "Chickie" McManus, his niece
his nephew Owen King.
He is survived by four siblings: Raymond (Amy) Hanley of Vero Beach, FL; Mary
(Robert) Munski of Webster, NY; Patricia (Ranald) Bleakley of Marcellus, NY;
Richard (Ceal) Hanley of Wilmington, NC. He is also survived by his
sister-in-law Frances Hanley, his mother-in-law Rita King and his aunt Patricia
Hanley, all of Oswego, NY, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
In addition, he is survived by four brothers and sisters-in-law: Robert and
Carol King of Montpelier, VT; James and Nancy King of Mattydale, NY; Michael
Juli King of Colorado Springs, CO; and David and Linda King of Oswego, NY.
Mr. Hanley was a devout Catholic and a lifelong member of St. Paul's
where he attended elementary school. After his graduation from Oswego High
School, he served a union apprenticeship with Bricklayers and Allied Craftsmen
Local #54, and was a current member of BAC #1. He worked on many construction
projects throughout Central New York, including the brickwork on his home
of St. Paul's. His last project was the Oswego City Library addition and
Mr. Hanley will be remembered aaa replica watches as an avid hunter, fisherman, reader, and cook.
He was a member of the Knights of Columbus. He was very proud of his Irish
heritage and was particularly proud of his three daughters. He maintained his
sense of humor and concern for others throughout his latest illness.
Calling hours are scheduled for Wednesday, October 22nd between the hours of
5pm and 8pm at Dowdle's Funeral Home, 154 East Fourth Street, Oswego. A
Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Paul's Church on Thursday,
23rd at 10am. Burial will be in St. Paul's Cemetery immediately following
Donations may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association or Oswego Hospital.