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Helen "Nan" Halloran

August 4, 1926 ~ August 15, 2018 (age 92)

Helen “Nan” Halloran, 92 of Longboat Key, FL passed away peacefully on August 15, 2018.  She was born in Scranton, PA to the late Francis and Mary (Crane) Hopkins. After marrying John J. Halloran in 1950, they moved to Middletown, NJ in 1956 where they raised their four children. She was a parishioner of St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church in Middletown, NJ. In 1999 she relocated to Long Valley, NJ and then moved to Long Boat Key, FL. Nan loved family time, home cooked meals, books, puzzles, cards, gardening and her dogs. While loving and taking care of her children she also loved her nieces, nephews and grandchildren with all of her heart. Nan has lived a wonderful life to the age of 92 and will be missed by all of her family and friends.

Nan is predeceased by her beloved husband John J. Halloran; her sisters Kay Harder, Marge Lavelle, Marilyn Culkin and her brothers Frank and Vincent Hopkins. Surviving are her loving children Mariclaire Papa and husband Ray, Mark Halloran and wife Rosemarie, Luke Halloran and wife Kathy, Matthew Halloran and wife Colleen, her cherished grandchildren Colin Halloran and wife Carrie, Elizabeth Wyder and husband Robert, Victoria, Patrick, Lauren, John, Luke, Logan, and Gavin Halloran, her great grandchild Teagan Halloran, and her dear siblings, Leo Hopkins, Ev Griffin, Claire Connolly, Robert Hopkins.

A visitation will be held at the John E. Day Funeral Home, 85 Riverside Avenue, Red Bank, NJ 07701 on Friday August 24, 2018 from 4-9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church in Middletown on Saturday August 25, 2018 at 9:15a.m. Interment will follow at Fair View Cemetery in Middletown. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be sent in Nan's memory to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society .  Please visit Nan’s memorial website available at

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