Patricia A. (Fenlon) Hanley

  • Born: November 8, 1935
  • Died: February 21, 2020
  • Location: Waltham, Massachusetts

Joyce Funeral Home

245 Main Street
Waltham, MA 02453
Tel. (781) 894-2895

Tribute & Message From The Family

Waltham – Mrs. Patricia A. (Fenlon) Hanley, of Waltham, died Friday, February 21, 2020 at Newton-Wellesley Alzheimer's Center in Wellesley. She was 84.

Patricia was born and raised in Brighton, a daughter of the late Herbert and Marion (Lafayette) Fenlon, and was a graduate of Brighton High School. After earning a paralegal certificate at Northeastern University she worked for years in that capacity for the Suffolk County Registry of Deeds in Boston.

She had been a longtime resident of Newton and Weymouth before a recent move to Waltham.

The wife of the late Thomas F. Hanley, Jr., she leaves her children, Paula Giovinazzo (Michael McCarthy) of Waltham, Donna Gakopoulos (Kristos) of Athens, Greece, Patricia Dine of Newton, Jay Cocuzzo of Florida and Marion Schmidlein (James), of Waltham and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Patricia was predeceased by her former husband, Daniel Cocuzzo, her brother, John 'Jack' Fenlon and her son-in-law, Joseph Giovinazzo.

Family and friends will honor and remember Patricia's life by gathering to visit in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Monday, February 24th from 10 to 11:30 a.m. before leaving in procession to Saint Jude Church, 147 Main Street, Waltham where her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 12 noon. Burial in Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne will be held at a later date.