July 31, 2012
Rose Marie Ann Hanks "Sam," 70, of Hampstead, N.C., passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2012.
She was born in Wilkes-Barre on February 14, 1942. Her parents were Joseph and Elizabeth Conlon.
"Sam" was a member of St. Jude the Apostle Catholic Church in Hampstead. She and her husband retired and moved to Hampstead in 2005 to be near the ocean.
"Sam" is survived by her husband of 50 years, Bill Hanks; two children, daughter, Lori Bastin (David), of Cincinnati, Ohio, and son, Joseph Hanks (Katsuko), of Jacksonville, N.C.; three grandchildren, Brian and Joshua Hanks of Jacksonville, N.C., and Cory Bastin of Cincinnati, Ohio; four great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Jude the Apostle Catholic Church in Hampstead, N.C., officiated by the Rev. John Durbin.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the
. Please share memories and condolences with the family at www.wilmingtoncares.com. Wilmington Funeral and Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910-791-9099