Robert L. HansonMay 8, 1946 ~ November 5, 2017 (age 71)
Robert “Bob” L. Hanson, 71, of Marlborough, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 5, 2017, at St. Camillus Healthcare in Whitinsville, with his family by his side, after a courageous fight against Alzheimer’s for over ten years. He leaves behind his beloved wife of fifty-one years, Diane V. (MacDonald) Hanson.
Bob is also survived by his two children, Amy J. Anzalone and her husband Michael of Coventry, RI and Robert L. Hanson, Jr of Nashua, NH; four grandchildren, Paige and Parker Hanson of Northborough and Michael and Matthew Anzalone of Coventry, RI; a daughter-in-law, Donna Hanson of Northborough; his sister, Cheryl Hanson of Framingham, MA and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Voyle M. and Errna (Christianson) Hanson; two brothers, Richard Hanson and James Hanson and a sister, Beverly Ballard.
Bob was born in and was a lifelong resident of Marlborough, where he was raised and graduated from High School. After graduation, he earned an Associate’s degree in Engineering from UMass Lowell and worked for Tyco and Data General.
Bob was a long-time member of the Marlborough Fish and Game Club. He enjoyed riding his snowmobiles in the winter and motorcycles in the summer. He was also a classic car enthusiast and he especially loved his Corvette. He was an animal lover, especially his Springer Spaniel “Murphy” who also predeceased him.
Calling Hours will be held from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm on Wednesday, November 8, 2017, at TIGHE HAMILTON REGIONAL FUNERAL HOME, 50 Central St., Hudson, MA. A Celebration of his Life will be held at 10:00 am on Thursday, November 9, 2017, at the funeral home; followed by a procession to Evergreen Cemetery in Marlborough for burial.