Theresa J. Hanley – Lincoln

Theresa J. Hanley – Lincoln

Theresa J. (Leonard) Hanley, age 86, died Wednesday, October 5, 2016, at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center in Providence, R.I., surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Joseph Hanley whom she was married to for 45 years.

Theresa was born in Central Falls, R.I., and lived all of her adult in Lincoln, R.I. She was the daughter of the late Peter and Mary (Cavanagh) Leonard and the sister of the late Virginia Raymond. She was also the mother of Maureen Hanley of Boston, Mass., Maryann Pereira of Hopedale, Mass., and Michael Hanley of Mansfield, Mass. She was the grandmother to 11 grandchildren: Ellen Pereira, Joseph Gels, Peter Gels, Kevin Pereira, Michael Pereira, Paul Gels, Thomas Gels, Theresa Pereira, Jessica Hanley, Isabelle Hanley and Jillian Hanley. She also leaves behind her devoted dog Molly. She was a devout Catholic attending daily mass her entire life.

Her funeral will be held on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, at 9:15 a.m. from the Lincoln Funeral Home, 1501 Lonsdale Ave., Lincoln, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Jude Church, 301 Front St., Lincoln. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Mendon Rd., Cumberland. Visitation will be prior to the funeral from 8:30-9:15 a.m.