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Richard Joseph Hanratty, Jr.

January 15, 1955 ~ January 2, 2022 (age 66)


Richard Joseph Hanratty, Jr., 66, of Glenmoore, PA, and formerly of Colwyn, PA, passed away January 2, 2022.


Born January 15, 1955 in Colwyn, PA, he was a son of the late Richard J. and Mary (nee Keidel) Hanratty.


He graduated from Monsignor Bonner High School, Drexel Hill Pennsylvania in 1972, and retired from Septa as Chief Transportation Officer in 2011.  


Richard adored his grandchildren, and loved spending time with them in North Wildwood NJ. He also loved to travel with his fiancé, Kathy. 


Richard was the beloved husband of the late Joyce Marie (nee Moran) Hanratty; loving father of Kevin R. Hanratty (Kelly), Daniel W. Hanratty (Emily), Patrick J. Hanratty (Monique), and Jill K. Daggett (Michael); adoring grandfather of 12; dear brother of Mary Finnerty (Joseph), Patricia Hill (George), Joan McDonnell (Charles), Colleen Mintzer (Edward), Peg Christie (Gary), and Helen Perrotta (Tom); and caring brother-in-law of Susan Hanratty. He was predeceased by his brother, Norman Hanratty. He is also survived by his beloved Fiancé, Kathleen (nee Van Wyk) Celestino. 


Relatives and friends are invited to his Viewing, 5 to 7 PM, Thursday, January 13, 2022 at The Donohue Funeral Home, 1627 West Chester Pike, West Chester, PA 19382, and to his Funeral Mass 11 AM, Friday, January 14, 2022 at Ss. Simon and Jude, 8 Cavanaugh Ct., West Chester, PA 19382. Interment is Private.






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January 13, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
The Donohue Funeral Home - West Chester
1627 West Chester Pike
West Chester, PA 19382

Funeral Mass
January 14, 2022

11:00 AM
SS Simon & Jude Church
8 Cavanaugh Court
West Chester, PA 19382

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