Joe A. Halleran, 77, of Flemingsburg, beloved husband of 54 years to Janet Halleran, passed away Thursday, January 19, 2017 at Hospice of Hope at Kenton Pointe in Maysville. Born May 11, 1939 in Bracken County, he was a son of the late Peter Thomas and Charlotte Marie Goecke Halleran. A member of the U.S. Army Reserves, Joe was a retired salesman and a member of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church. Joe was an outdoor enthusiast who loved exercising and was often seen jogging around town. Joe also enjoyed woodworking and refinishing furniture. He and his wife loved to dance and attended many events together. Joe also loved Bluegrass Music and playing his banjo. Besides his wife, he is survived by: two sons, Jeff (Kathy) Halleran of Flemingsburg and Jay Halleran of Flemingsburg; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Peggy Fricke and Mary Evers; two brothers, Mart (Eltha) Halleran and Earl Halleran; and numerous nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by four siblings, Christine Bess, Jim Halleran, Bill Halleran and Edna Edgington.
A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am Monday, January 23, 2017 at the St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church officiated by The Rev. Father Josiah N. Booth. Visitation will be 4-7 pm Sunday, January 22nd at the Carpenter-Fritz & Vice Funeral Home. Burial will be in St. Patrick Cemetery in Maysville with Military Funeral Honors performed by the W.N. Fant American Legion Post #5 and the Franklin Sousley VFW Post #1834. Pallbearers will be Gary Bess, Marcas Bess, Marty Bess, Alex Halleran, Johnny Colgan, and Teddy Perkins. Memorials are suggested to Hospice of Hope, 909 Kenton Station Dr., Maysville, KY 41056.
4 - 7 pm Sunday, January 22, 2017
at Carpenter-Fritz & Vice Funeral Home
Mass of Christian Burial 11:00 am Monday, January 23, 2017
at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church
St. Patrick Cemetery in Old Washington - Maysville, Kentucky