Shirley Ann Hanson

Shirley Ann Hanson, 77, of Harveys Lake passed away Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at her residence after a courageous battle with cancer.

She was born in Pittston, daughter of the late Allen David and Helen Louise Connors Roat.

Shirley was a graduate of Pittston Area High School.

She was a former member of the Harveys Lake Women's Club.

She and her husband had owned and operated Don Hanson's Amusement Park, Harveys Lake, for many years.

Shirley was a member of Our Lady of Victory Church, Harveys Lake.

Shirley was preceded in death by her husband, Donald J.E. Hanson, in 1990.

Surviving are her daughter, Donna M. Hanson, and son, David Hanson, both of Harveys Lake; stepchildren, Correale Stevens, Hazleton; Donald Hanson, Hollywood, Fla.; and Bruce Hanson, Harveys Lake; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; and sisters, Rose Mary Sabol, Harrisburg; and Regina Thompson, Seattle, Wash.

The funeral service will be held privately and the convenience of the family.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Richard H. Disque Funeral Home Inc., 2940 Memorial Highway, Dallas.

Memorial donations, in lieu of flowers, may be made to Hospice of The Sacred Heart, c/o 600 Baltimore Drive, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18705, or

Funeral Home

Richard H. Disque Funeral Home, Inc.
2940 Memorial Highway  Dallas, PA 18612
(570) 675-3255

Published in Citizens' Voice on Jan. 15, 2014