Roger W. Hansen(1927 - 2012)

Roger W. Hansen

AGE: 85 • Waretown

Roger W. Hansen, age 85, of Waretown, NJ passed away Wednesday, December 26th, 2012 at Tallwoods Care Center. Born in Plainfield and formerly of Woodbridge, Roger moved to Waretown in 1962. Roger was a Veteran of the US Army. He worked for E.I. DuPont, Perth Amboy, for 34 years before retiring in 1985. Roger was a life member of the Waretown Volunteer Fire Company #1 and enjoyed to fish and hunt.

Surviving is his loving wife of 52 years, Joan Hansen (nee Ahearn), their son Brian Hansen and his wife, Diane of Waretown and his granddaughter, Alyssa Hansen. Also surviving is his sister, Catherine Borthwick of Freehold, NJ.

A Memorial Gathering will be held on Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013 from 10 am until the time of service at 12 pm at the Riggs Funeral Home, 130 North Route 9, Forked River, NJ 08731. Interment will follow services at Cedar Grove Cemetery, Waretown. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mr. Hansen's memory to the Popcorn Park Zoo, P.O. Box 43, Forked River, NJ 08731 or a .

Published in Beach Haven Times & Asbury Park Press from Dec. 30, 2012 to Jan. 3, 2013