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“Anne may you always rest in gods arms you will always be in our hearts you will always be remembered in our thoughts! ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Claudia Gentile - Waltham, MA

“John and Family,May the Lord comfort you from the passing of your mother. The slide show has some amazing memories that I know are but a fraction of...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Jim Stouch - York, PA

“Deepest sympathies to all the Rhatigan family on the death of Annie (aunt Annie). You are in our thoughts and prayers today. From Kevin Hennigan ...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear John, Elaine and all the Rhatigan family,So very sorry to hear of Mrs. Rhatigan's passing. I will remember you all in my prayers.God Bless,Mary ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: mary callahan - Waltham, MA

“When I worked at Grover Cronin's decades ago, Mrs. Rhatigan would occasionally appear at my counter. "Well, Joanie Callahan!" she'd say with a big...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Joan Broughton - Windsor, CA

“Very fond memories of Anne and her family growing up. She and her sister kept the families close and knew how to enjoy life. Deepest condolences to...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Joanne Dombrosky - West Simsbury, CT

“Anne was married to my cousin Michael. Also knew Michael's Mother in Sylaune Dunmore co Galway Ireland.Met Anne a number of times. RIP ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: John Courtney - Newark, DE


Waltham – Mrs. Anne K. (Hennigan) Rhatigan, of Waltham, died on Thursday, November 30, 2017 in Meadow Green Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Anne was born in Co. Mayo Ireland, a daughter of the late Joseph G. and Catherine (Melody) Hennigan. She emigrated from Ireland during World War II and settled in Waltham with her husband, Michael, where they would raise their family.

The wife of the late Michael A. Rhatigan, she is survived by her children, Michael J. Rhatigan of Florida, Joseph G. Rhatigan and his wife, Patricia Coyle, of Hingham and John M. Rhatigan and his wife, Elaine, of Hudson and her sister and brother, Ellen Beatty of Watertown and Seamus Hennigan of Ireland. Anne was also the grandmother of six, great-grandmother of one and aunt to many.

She was a sister of the late Kathleen McNulty, Bridget McDonough, Mae Keaveney, Patrick, Michael, John and Thomas Hennigan.

Family and friends will honor and remember Anne's life by gathering to visit in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Wednesday, December 6th from 9 to 10 a.m. before leaving in procession to Saint Jude Church, 147 Main Street, Waltham where her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow in Ridgelawn Cemetery, Watertown.

Memorial donations may be made to Saint Jude Church, 147 Main Street, Waltham, MA 02453.