David T. Hanahan, of Meadville, formerly of Sharpsville, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, at 12:40 p.m. at Wesbury, in Meadville, after a brief illness. He was 69.
David was born in Pittsburgh on July 21, 1946, the son of the late Thomas Francis and Eva Mary (Robbins) Hanahan. He was a 1964 graduate of Hickory High School and went on to attend Youngstown State University.
He was a member of St. Agatha’s Catholic Church, Meadville, and a former member of St. Bartholomew’s Church in Sharpsville, where he had served on church council.
Dave had worked as radio announcer and sales manager at Cool 101.7 Radio in Meadville for 12 years. While living in the Shenango Valley, he was a well-known morning radio personality and sports director for WPIC. He was a long-time voice of Allegheny College sports and area high school games. He was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers and Pittsburgh Pirates fan and enjoyed attending sporting events of his grandchildren. He loved people, sports and being on the radio. Dave will be truly missed by his colleagues, friends and family.
Dave was the husband of Linda (Adams) Hanahan, whom he married on June 14, 1969. She survives him at home. He is also survived by his two sons, Thomas Hanahan and his wife, April, of Monroeville, and William Hanahan and his wife, Tabitha, of Lakehurst, N.J.; along four grandchildren, Nicholas, Kelsey and Chelsey Hanahan and Chace Kelley.
Donations in his memory may be made to Cupid Charities Children’s Tumor Foundation, 1100 N. Glebe Road, No. 1010, Arlington, Va. 22201; or to the family through the funeral home.
Friends are invited to call Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Harold W. Stevenson Funeral Home, 264 E. State St., Sharon.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Bartholomew’s Catholic Church, 311 W. Ridge Ave., Sharpsville, at 11 a.m. on Thursday, with Rev. Matthew Strickenberger of St. Bartholomew’s Church officiating. Interment at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hermitage.
Condolences to the family may be expressed by visiting stevensonfuneralhome.net.