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Thomas F. Hanratty

November 30, 1935 - June 10, 2017

Obituary


Thomas F. Hanratty, of Philadelphia, passed away on Saturday, June 10, 2017, at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He was 81 years old.
Born and raised in the West Oak Lane neighborhood of Philadelphia, he spent most of his life in Rhawnhurst.
Tom began his career in Country Club Management at Cedarbrook Country Club. He started out as a bartender and was able to work his way up to Manager of the club. He worked for Melrose Country Club and retired from North Hills Country Club after 25 years. Tom continued...

Thomas F. Hanratty, of Philadelphia, passed away on Saturday, June 10, 2017, at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He was 81 years old.
Born and raised in the West Oak Lane neighborhood of Philadelphia, he spent most of his life in Rhawnhurst.
Tom began his career in Country Club Management at Cedarbrook Country Club. He started out as a bartender and was able to work his way up to Manager of the club. He worked for Melrose Country Club and retired from North Hills Country Club after 25 years. Tom continued working and began a career in sales, working for O'Neil Industries which later became Barnell Inc.
He was a member of the Food Service Executive Association and served as a past President, and a member of the Club Managers Association.
Tom was extremely social. He made friends easily and ran into someone he knew almost everywhere he went. He was selfless and giving to his friends and family and would do anything he could to help. He absolutely loved golf, was an avid Phillies fan, enjoyed Nascar and was a sports enthusiast in general. He enjoyed traveling and his family has many wonderful memories of family trips.
Tom was pre-deceased by his beloved wife, Jane on April 15, 2017. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Thomas F. and Eileen Hanratty, his daughter, Christine Barr, his daughter and her companion, Jean Hanratty and Ron Menyweather, his son and daughter-in-law, Terence and Nancy Hanratty, his twelve grandchildren; Thomas III, Jonathan, Timothy, Kevin, Bryan, Christine, Elizabeth and Tom, James, Cheryl, Lisa, Danielle and Terry, and his three great-grandchildren; Jake, Marissa and Lauren, his brother and sister-in-law, Jim and Brenda Hanratty, his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Ter and Jill Sweeney, and many loving nieces and nephews and two great-nieces.
Friends and family are invited to a viewing on Monday, June 19, 2017 at Lamb Funeral Home, Huntingdon Valley, from 6-8 pm and on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, to a viewing at 9 am at Maternity BVM, 9220 Old Bustleton Ave, Philadelphia, PA, followed by a Mass at 10 am. Interment will follow at Forest Hills Cemetery, Huntingdon Valley, PA. Donations in his memory may be made to the ALS Hope Foundation, PO Box 40777, Philadelphia, PA 19107 or to the American Heart Association, American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, PO Box 15120, Chicago, IL 60693. www.alshf.org/donate