William J. Hallahan

  • Born: March 29, 1932
  • Died: December 12, 2020
  • Location: Folsom, Pennsylvania

D'Anjolell-Barone Memorial Home

908 S. Providence Road
Wallingford, PA 19086

Tel. (610) 874-7700

Tribute & Message From The Family

Loving Husband, Father ,Grandfather and Brother


William J. Hallahan, age 88 of Folsom PA, formally of Sharon Hill, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on December 12, 2020.

Bill graduated from Saint James High School in 1951, served in the Korean War from 1952 to 1954 with the United States Army. He worked hard for 30 years at The Philadelphia Bulletin and 15 years for American Airlines. Bill enjoyed years of roller skating, photography club, bike rides on the Ocean City boardwalk, spending time with his grandchildren and taking many rides & trips with his wife.

Predeceased by his parents William and Mary Hallahan, his dear sister Marie Smith, sisters in law Maria Kelly, Margaret Downey, brothers in law Jack Downey, Hughie Smith and grandson Baby Christopher M. Drum.

Survived by his wife of 57 years Jean (nee Kelly), his daughters Jean (Kevin) Drum, Kathleen (Tom) Erdman, Marianne (Len) Puggi; his loving grandchildren Larry, Sean, Brian, Jordan, Lenny, Justin and Moira; also survived by brother-in-law Patrick Kelly, niece Marie (John) Russo, nephew Hugh (Eileen) Smith and many loving nieces and nephews.

Relatives and Friends are invited to his Viewing Friday, Dec. 18th 10:00AM — 10:45 A.M. followed by his Funeral Mass 11:00 A.M. All IN CHURCH)
St. Eugene Catholic Church 200 S. Oak Avenue, Primos, PA 19018. Interment S.S. Peter & Paul Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Bill's name to the St. James Alumni Association, 1499 E. 9'° Street, Eddystone, PA 19022 or St. Eugene Catholic Church 200 S. Oak Avenue, Primos, PA 19018

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Condolence & Memory Journal

May God put him in a special place where he will be watching us, for all who loved and cherished him. Our prayers and thoughts are with you.

Posted by Hugh and Eileen Smith - Strasburg, PA - Family   December 16, 2020

My deepest sympathy to the Hallahan Family for the loss of your loved one, William, and pray God gives you comfort, peace and strength.

Posted by JW/JKH    December 16, 2020

Jean, I was so sorry to hear about your dad. I know he had been struggling for the last few years and took a quick downturn. My thoughts are with you and your family at this sad time.

Posted by Paula Ware - PA - Friend   December 15, 2020

Dear Jean and family, I so sorry for your loss. I remember how well your mom and dad roller skated. What a pleasure to watch them. God bless your family. Also what a kind man he was.

Posted by Annette Sceon - Eureka, MT - Friend   December 15, 2020

On behalf of the St. James High School Alumni Association, I extend our deepest sympathies and prayers on your loss. On April 18, 2021, the Alumni Association will remember William at their annual Memorial Mass at St Madeline's Church in Ridley Park, PA.

Posted by John Mooney - Brookhaven, PA - Teacher   December 15, 2020

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