A Chelsea resident, he passed away on April 16th in his Chelsea home surrounded by his loving family. He was 53 years of age. Born in Chelsea, he was the son of Jacqueline (Dufour) and John Hanlon Sr. of Chelsea. He attended local schools. He enlisted in the US Navy in 1982, serving during Desert Storm and the Gulf War. He achieved the rank of Cryptologic Technician, First Class as well as receiving numerous medals throughout his career. He retired from the US Navy after 20 years of faithful service.
He is the devoted father of Stephanie Hanlon and her fiancé Tyler Davenport and Michael Hanlon Jr., all of Alabama. Loving son of Jacqueline (Dufour) and John Hanlon Sr. of Chelsea. Dear brother of John, Donald and Daniel Hanlon, Sharon Marth and the late Paul Hanlon. Michael is also survived by many relatives and friends.
Honoring Michael’s wishes, burial at sea will take place at a later date.
Retired US Navy Desert Storm/Gulf War Veteran.