Obituary of Wayne Herman Hansen
Wayne ‘Hen’ Herman Hansen passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at Bobby’s Hospice with family by his side. Wayne was born on November 8, 1948 in St. Andrews, NB to the late Noel and Verna (Everette) Hansen.
Wayne will is survived by his wife of 32 years Rose Ann Hansen, daughter Jacqueline Wells and step son Paul Cogswell (Angela), brothers; Victor Hansen (Pat) and Darryl (Mary) and sister Carol Raynes, grandchildren; Adam Cogswell, Sara Cogswell, Michael Sullivan and Lauren Sullivan and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents Wayne is predeceased by his sister Helen Hansen.
Wayne was a carpenter by trade and was a member of Local 1386. He was also a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #69, where he volunteered with the Poppy campaign and the children’s Christmas party each year. Wayne was apart of the round table of friends that always sat together at the Legion. He enjoyed fishing and singing.
Wayne and Rose Ann were inseparable, they did everything together. They especially cherished their road trips to Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and PEI over the years.
The family would like to thank Extra Mural, 3BN, and Bobby’s Hospice for all their care and compassion given to Wayne. We would also like to thank Bobby’s for the Candlelight Vigil Service after Wayne’s passing.
Arrangements are under the care of Castle Funeral Home, 309 Lancaster Ave, Saint John, NB E2M 2L3, 506-634-1701. Visitation will be held Monday, January 31, 2022 from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM. A Memorial Service will be held at St. Margaret’s Church on Friday June 3, 2022 at 2:00 PM. Interment will follow in Lepreau Cemetery with a reception at Legion Branch #69. In lieu of flowers donations in Wayne’s memory can be made to Bobby’s Hospice or the charity of the donor’s choice.
For those attending the service at St. Margaret's Church, please wear a mask.
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