John Michael Hallahan, 80

Apr 15, 2022

John Michael Hallahan, 80, of West Wareham, died April 13, 2022, at home. He was the husband of the late Ruthellen Marie (Murphy) Hallahan and the son of the late John Leo and Mildred Theresa (Long) Hallahan.

He was born in the Hyde Park section of Boston and lived in Wareham for many years. He served in the United States Marine Corps from 1959 to 1963.

Mr. Hallahan owned and operated J & R Appliance Refinishing with his wife until his retirement.

He was a member of the Wareham – New Bedford Lodge of Elks, the VFW in Plymouth and the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Buzzards Bay. He enjoyed cooking at the Elks, playing Keno, talking politics and he loved classic old movies.

Survivors include his children, Scott Hallahan and his wife Roberta of Plymouth, Coleen Rancel and her husband Jon of Wareham, Tracie Murphy and her husband Shawn of Uxbridge, Ryan Hallahan and his wife Shawna of Bourne; three sisters, Barbara Leuer of East Bridgewater, Kathleen Wendling of WY and Joanmarie Best of Braintree; 11 grandchildren, Jamie, Alison, Johnnymike, Feargus, Payton, Joshua, Matthew, Paige, David, Casey and Cody; six great grandchildren.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 26, 2022, at St. Patrick’s Church, 82 High St., Wareham. Burial will follow in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne.

Arrangements are by Chapman Funerals & Cremations – WAREHAM, 2599 Cranberry Hwy., Wareham.

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