George H. Hansen

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 4 September 2020 at 2:25 pm

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George H. Hansen, 96, of Brockport, moved to Heaven on Sept. 2, 2020. He was born in Rochester on May 25, 1924 to George C. and Irene Hansen.

He was a World War II veteran and a retired Kendall Central School teacher. He and Helen raised their family in Kendall. After retirement, he lived many years in Zephyrhills, Fla., where he enjoyed golfing and his lifetime membership to the American Legion Post. He was an Eagle Scout and a 70-year member of the Masonic Lodge. He was a member of United Methodist Church.

He was predeceased by his wife of 50 years, Helen Briggs Hansen; and his son, Daryl George Hansen.

He is survived by his sons, David (Elaine) Hansen and Dale (Laurie) Hansen; daughter, Deborah (Gary) Thomas; daughter-in-law, Rachel Hansen; his loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren; his brother, Allan (Mary Ann) Hansen; brother-in-law, William Briggs; sister-in-law, Lois Briggs; many loving nieces and nephews; and many wonderful loving friends.

He will always be remembered for his sense of humor and happy outlook! His last words: “I’m OK!”

An outdoor open house to celebrate his life will be held on Sat., Sept. 19 from 1 to 3 p.m., with a Military Honor Guard presentation at 2 p.m., at the Brockport Area Veterans Club, 222 West Ave., Brockport.

Contributions in his memory may be made to Brockport Area Veterans Club, 222 West Ave., Brockport NY 14420; or to Lifetime Care Hospice, 330 Monroe Ave., Rochester NY 14607.