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Loraine P. Hanson


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Loraine P. Hanson Obituary
POQUOSON - Loraine P. Hanson, born July 31, 1936, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, May 4, 2017. She and her husband raised their family in the Ivy Farms neighborhood in Newport News and opened their home to many. She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Walt Hanson; sons, Ronnie Hanson (Susan) and Kerry Hanson; daughters, Suzy Walker (Clay) and Sissy Hanson. Loved by her grandchildren Alan, Krystle, Melissa, Micki, Cameron and Desiree; and nine great-grandchildren; her sisters, Jean Troy (Jim) and Ruth Rousch; her brothers, Joe Profit (Ida) and Tommy Profit. Loraine was preceded in death by a son Jeff and granddaughter April. Loraine was the matriarch of our family and was a dedicated wife, mother and grandmother. She was an outstanding cook. At Christmas she loved to watch the children open gifts always making sure all had plenty of Nana's banana pudding. Loraine always enjoyed time with her family. She loved Jesus and was a member of Ivy Farms Baptist Church. Loraine enjoyed walking her small dog, Pepper, and loved to travel with Walt in their motor home before settling in Florida. A memorial service will be held Friday, May 19, 2017 at 6 PM at W. J. Smith & Son Funeral Home. Visitation will follow. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to the .
Published in Daily Press on May 17, 2017
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