Constance M. (Maxwell) Hanlon of Worcester died May 16 in St. Vincent Hospital in that city. Ms. Hanlon, 97, leaves family in Falmouth.

Born in Dorchester, she was the daughter of Francis Howard and Mary Eleanor (Kenney) Maxwell and graduated from The Mathers School in Dorchester, Girls High School in Roxbury, and attended Boston Clerical School.

She was employed at Lumberman’s Mutual Association as head of files before she married and began raising their family.

She married FBI Special Agent George E. Hanlon in 1942 and together, as their family of nine grew, they moved to different FBI offices throughout the US, from Miami to New York to Boston and Portsmouth, New Hampshire, before settling down in Worcester.

Mr. Hanlon, her husband for 60 years, died in 2003.

She was a devout parishioner of Christ the King Church and Our Lady of the Cape in Brewster. She enjoyed summering in Dennis since 1955 and spending warm winters in Pompano Beach, Florida. She worked out daily crossword puzzles and cryptograms and was an avid reader.

She leaves six children, Joseph A. Hanlon of Eagle Rivers, Alaska, Brian R. Hanlon of Greenville, North Carolina, Robert A. Hanlon of East Falmouth, Roger M. Hanlon of Lake Oswego, Oregon, Laura L. Hanlon of Newbury and Constance M. Hanlon of Daytona Beach, Florida; 15 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

A daughter, Joan M. Correia, and a sister, E. Claire Ierardi, predeceased her.

Burial was in Dennis Village Cemetery.

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