Paul Aaron Hans of White Plains, NY and Boca Raton, FL, passed away on May 13, 2013, two weeks before his 86th birthday.
Born in New York City, Paul was raised by parents Helen (Green) and Bernard Hans with his younger brother, Milton, in the Bronx. He met the love of his life, Trudy Schlesinger, at Christopher Columbus High School.
After 1 year at New York University
, he joined the Army
and spent World War II in Germany, mainly in Berlin. After his discharge as a Sergeant Major, Paul returned to college, attending NYU at night while also working full time.
Paul and Trudy married in 1948, moving to White Plains in 1954. He worked in executive sales until his retirement in 1990.
Paul and Trudy enjoyed "snowbirding" between White Plains and Boca Raton, where Paul brought energy and fun to every activity.Paul is survived by his wife, Trudy, his son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Jay and Patricia Hans, his daughter Ilene Hans, and grandchildren Meridith and Samantha Hans.
Funeral services will be held on May 16, 2013 at Ballard-Durand Funeral and Cremation Services, 2 Maple Avenue, White Plains, from 1pm to 2pm followed by a burial at Sharon Gardens Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to