1931 – 2016
Woodstock – Doris (Green) Hanson, 84, of County Road, died Tuesday, May 3, 2016 in Matulaitis Nursing Home. She was the loving wife of Marion O. “Bud” Hanson for 65 years. Born in Troy, MO, she was the daughter of the late Calvin and Anna (Stepanek) Green.
Mrs. Hanson worked as an administrative assistant for Fairfield Hills Hospital in Newtown, CT. She enjoyed ceramics, playing scrabble, and especially spending time with her family.
In addition to her husband Bud, Doris is survived by her sons, David Hanson and his wife Theresa of Yakima, WA, and Don Hanson and his wife Nancy of Southbury, CT; her daughters, Carol A. Kasperowitz and her husband Greg of Long Valley, NJ, Diane Hanson of Pomfret Ctr, CT, Mary Murray and her husband Jeff of Brookfield, CT, and Janice Lindsay and her husband Will of Woodstock, CT; her brothers, Norvell Green of IL, and Gerald Green and his wife Mary Gene of MD; her brother in-law, Maurice Midgley of PA; seventeen grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her older brother Donald and her sister Alvera.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Doris’ family from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Friday, May 6, 2016 in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam. A gathering will begin in the funeral home at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 7, 2016 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 12:00 pm in St. Mary Church of the Visitation, 218 Providence St, Putnam, CT. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery. Memorial donations in Doris’ memory may be made to St. Mary Church of the Visitation, 218 Providence St., Putnam, CT 06260. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.