Phyllis B Hanson
December 8, 1932 – March 29, 2021
Phyllis Becker Hanson, 88, of Binghamton New York passed away peacefully Monday March 29, 2021. She was born December 8, 1932 in Lansing, Michigan, spent a happy childhood in Romulus and Fayetteville, New York, also living in Connecticut and Massachusetts and spending the last 50 years of her life in Binghamton. She was wed to William Hanson on August 15, 1953 until his passing in 2012 and is also predeceased by Roger and Anita Prehn, Robert and Mary Hanson, Roderick MacLean and Robert Hall; survived by Althea MacLean and Faith Hall. She is survived by her children Thomas (Katherine), Dean (Donna), Judith and Bruce (Sherry). She was Grandmother to Adam, Ben, Matt, Scott(Andrea), Amelia, Andy, Chris(Dana), Tommy, Dan (Laura), Jesse , Corey, and Christy; Aunt to many nieces and nephews and Great Grandmother to Eleanor, Michael, Mia with more to come. Phyllis was voted as having “Best Legs” in high school, was a graduate of Syracuse University School of music, a member of the Alpha Chi Omega Sorority and in recent years a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church. Phyllis was a gifted musician who played on the radio at age 7, was a church organist from childhood, played piano in professional productions and sang with the BC Pops. Phyllis treated everyone like her own family and made everyone feel like they were the most important person in the world. She was known for her sunny disposition and deep kindness. With her husband Bill she was devoted to her family and loved the many summers spent with her children and grandchildren at Pinehurst on the St. Lawrence River and yearly Christmas gatherings. Phyllis was a person of family and faith. A private burial service will be held at the convenience of the family. The family would be pleased if you would send any contributions to a charity of your choice.