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Dr. J. Thamhain Hans

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Dr. J. Thamhain Hans, 77, of Framingham, died Friday, July 11, 2014 as a result of a biking accident. He was the husband of Ingrid Thamhain for the past 55 years. Dr. Thamhain studied electrical engineering in Germany before moving to Canada in 1963 to pursue his career. He received his PhD from Syracuse University and in 1976 moved to Framingham. Currently he was a tenured professor at Bentley University in Waltham. Hans has shared his knowledge in Business Management at conferences and seminars around the world. His passion has always been in sports. He has completed 4 Hawaiian Ironman and was a fierce competitor in triathlons. Hans has run in the last 35 Boston Marathons. In addition to his wife he is survived by his children, Petra Lively and her husband Mark of TX; Thilo Thamhain of CA; 2 grandchildren, Lona and Yaro Lively; a sister, Doris Leissle and her family of Germany. A funeral service was held on Wednesday, July 16, at 10 AM at Pilgrim Church, Common St., Southborough. Burial followed in the Southborough Rural Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent in to Hans Thamhain Scholarship Fund, c/o Management Dept., Bentley University, 175 Forest St., Waltham, MA 02452. Arrangements are under the care of Morris Funeral Home, 40 Main St. Southborough. To leave words of condolence please visit Morrisfuneralparlor.com.

Published in The Framingham Tab from July 13 to July 20, 2014
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