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Wells Memorial & Event Center

1903 West Reynolds Street, Plant City, FL

OBITUARY

Russell Edwin Hanson

October 19, 1924February 8, 2019

Russell Edwin Hanson, born October 1924 in Springfield, MA, passed away February 8, 2019 of natural causes. He served on CV-17 USS Bunker Hill during World War II, was an accomplished violinist, and a master wood patternmaker. He and his wife of 70 years Mabelle designed and built their home in East Longmeadow, MA, and in it raised their 3 children, Edna, Don and Ken. He and May retired to Plant City, FL in 1986. He is survived by his loving wife Mabelle; 3 children, Edna (with William), Donald (with Michelle), and Kenneth (with Nancy); 4 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his sister Astrid, and parents Edwin & Walborg Hanson. His life will be celebrated by his family in a private event. In lieu of gifts, donations can be made to the Navy Historical Foundation at www.navyhistory.org.

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Sharon Buckley

February 18, 2019

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, Ken.

FROM THE FAMILY
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