1935 – 2015
Pomfret Center – Robert “Bob” P. Hanley, Sr., 80, of Bosworth Rd., died Saturday October 31, 2015. He was the loving husband of Laura (Bourbeau) Hanley. Born in Putnam, he was the son of the late Martina Hanley.
Mr. Hanley worked for many years as shop foreman for the Mathieu Ford Garage in Putnam.
His talents were many and varied, including his ability to fix anything. He enjoyed many years of snowmobiling, snowplowing, and mowing. One of his favorite past times was caring for his many animals.
Bob is survived by his wife Laura Hanley; two sons Robert P. Hanley, Jr. of Pomfret and Jeffrey Hanley and his wife Christine of Putnam; and three grandchildren Kelly Hanley, Thomas Hanley, and Nicholas Hanley. He was predeceased by a daughter Charlene Hanley.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Bob’s family from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, November 6, 2015 in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam. Burial will be private. Memorial donations may be made to American Humane Association at 1400 16th Street NW, Suite 360, Washington, DC 20036 or on their website at www.americanhumane.org. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.