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HANLEY - James Allen 81, of Boston, NY, passed away on April 19, 2017 at Meritus Medical Center. Born April 28, 1935 in Punxsutawney, PA, he was the son of the late George Clarence and Maude Marie (Reeseman) Hanley and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. James worked as a carpenter, a trade he learned after graduating high school. He was a member of the Buffalo Carpenters Union for 50 years. James had a passion for military surplus. He turned his hobby into a business, selling military items such as generators and tents. He enjoyed attending gun shows, as well as outdoor shows. He is survived by six children: Sharon Hanley, Darlene Townsend, James Hanley, Jr., Thomas Hanley, Laurie Sasse and Sue Hanley; 13 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Mary, Maxine and Kathy and six brothers, Sam, Bob, Paul, Bud, George and Raymond. A Memorial Service will be held Wednesday, May 24 at 1 PM at the Jefferson Street Social Hall, 201 N. Jefferson St., Punxsutawney, PA, with Pastor John Swonger officiating. Inurnment will take place in Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.

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