James P. Haughney

September 26, 1938 ~ March 12, 2024 (age 85) 85 Years Old

James Haughney Obituary

James P. Haughney, 85, of Mahanoy City, passed away Tuesday afternoon, March 12th, at St. Luke’s Carbon Campus surrounded by his loving family.

Born in the former Locust Mountain Hospital in Shenandoah, he was the son of the late James and Margaret (Bradigan) Haughney.

He graduated from Mahanoy City High School in 1956, then Temple University, and then Eckels School of Mortuary Science in Philadelphia.  He owned and operated the James P. Haughney Funeral Home in Mahanoy City for over 60 years.

He was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving as a Corpsman.

Jim was a member of St. Teresa of Calcutta Church, the Humane Fire Company, Knights of Columbus, Mahanoy Area Golf League, and White Birch Golf Club.  Jim was an avid fan of the New York Giants, St. Louis Cardinals, and Michigan Wolverines.  He was also a lifelong supporter of the Mahanoy Area basketball teams.

Preceding him in death, in addition to his parents were his sisters – Maggie and Susan, his brother – Edward, and an infant grandson.

Surviving is his wife Kathleen (Fallon) at home, his daughter Susan (John) Fletcher – Rhode Island, his daughter Kathleen (John) Kaczmarczyk – New York, his daughter – Patricia (Michael) Joseph – Mahanoy City, a son, James Haughney – at home, and his daughter – Ceane (Bryan) Corbett – Maryland.  Grandchildren- Patrick, Megan, Kelly, Susan, Laura, Nicole, Michael, Maggie, Kieran H., Kieran C., Ceane, and Keegan.  Great-grandchildren – Elijah, Zoey, and Isaac.  Also surviving is a sister, Mary (Bernard) Rutkowsky and several nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Teresa of Calcutta Church in Mahanoy City on Monday, March 18, 2024, at 11:00am officiated by Fr. Kevin Gallagher.  Friends may call at the church from 9:00am until the time of service.  Interment will follow in St. Canicus Cemetery- Mahanoy City.

In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer donations to St. Teresa of Calcutta Church or the Mahanoy Area Boys and Girls Basketball Teams.

Funeral Arrangements are under the care of the James P. Haughney Funeral Home with assistance from Franklin Fetter of the Jane Clifford Ritz Funeral Home and Steve and Brad Oravitz with the Oravitz Home for Funerals Inc.

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March 18, 2024

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Saint Teresa of Calcutta
600 W. Mahanoy Ave.
Mahanoy City, PA 17948

Mass of Christian Burial
March 18, 2024

11:00 AM
Saint Teresa of Calcutta
600 W. Mahanoy Ave.
Mahanoy City, PA 17948

March 18, 2024

12:00 PM
St. Canicus Cemetery
Cemetery Rd.
Mahanoy City, PA 18214


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