Obituary: Mary Patricia Hallinan, 86, of Milford and East Quogue, N.Y.

Mary Patricia Hallinan, 86, of Milford and East Quogue, N.Y., beloved wife of Joseph Hallinan for 59 years, died on Friday, November 1st.

Mrs. Hallinan was born in the Bronx, NY on March 20th 1927 to the late Michael and Mary Ryan Gormley. She lived on Long Island for most of her life and moved to Milford four years ago.

She was a graduate of Southampton College and worked as an executive secretary for many years.

She was a talented poet and artist who loved to volunteer. She was a member of the Westhampton Garden Club, the East End Arts Council, the National League of American Pen Women, Inc. and President of the St. Charles Hospital Auxiliary.

Survivors, in addition to her husband Joseph, include her children: Patricia (John) Casey of Milford and William Hallinan of New York, and her grandchildren; Robert Cummings III, John Casey III and Ashlinn Casey.

Mrs. Hallinan is predeceased by her cherished brother, Reverend William J. Gormley.

Friends and family are invited to attend a funeral mass on Saturday, November 9th at 10:30AM DIRECTLY in St. Mary Church, 70 Gulf Street, Milford. Interment will be private. The Gregory F Doyle Funeral Home is in care of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Catholic Relief Services, P.O. Box 17090 Baltimore, MD 21297-0303.

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