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James W. Hanson

AGE: 71 • Wilmington, Delaware

Age 71, passed away peacefully on April 24, 2016. Jim was born in Wilmington, DE to the late Joseph W. and Julia (Hughes) Hanson.

Jim was retired from the City of Wilmington Fire Department and the State of Delaware DMV. He was a member of the Masonic Oriental Lodge #27 AF & AM, the Retired Fireman's Association of Local 1590 and the Shield and Square Club. Jim loved spending time at the beach. His greatest joy was spending time with his family and friends and especially his grandchildren.

Jim is survived by his wife, Barbara (Crouse), with whom he just celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on April 23rd. He is also survived by his children, Dawn Joyce Kane (Kevin) and James Walter Hanson, Jr. (Stephanie) and his sister, Janet Harkins (Jack). Also left to cherish his memory are his grandchildren, Meghan and Ryan Kane and Tristan and Julia Hanson.

A Memorial Service will be held at the McCrery and Harra Funeral Home, 3710 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington 19808 at 11:00 am on Wednesday May 4, 2016, where family and friends are invited to call after 9:30 am. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations to Seasons Hospice at or The Wilmington Fire Museum c/o Wilmington Police and Fire Federal Credit Union, 1701 Shallcross Ave, Suite B, Wilmington, DE 19806.

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Published in The News Journal from May 1 to May 3, 2016
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