Mrs. Florence (Scarino) Hanson, 92, passed away on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at St. Mary’s Hospital after a brief illness. She was the widow of Ralph Hanson, of Hanson Moving and Storage, to whom she was married for 64 years.
Florence was born in Waterbury on April 15, 1921, daughter of the late Nicholas and Helen (Bergamo) Scarino. She was a graduate of Sacred Heart High School. She was a longtime communicant of St. John of the Cross Church in Middlebury.
Her greatest joy in life was found in loving and caring for her family, to whom she was ever devoted.
Florence leaves two daughters; Marjorie McGinnis of Waterbury and Diane Churchill of Southbury; a brother, Edward and his wife Janice of Wolcott; a sister, Rita Primiano of Middlebury; seven grandchildren, Kimberly Sanders, Jeff McGinnis, Rafe Churchill, Seth Churchill, Scott McGinnis, Chad McGinnis and Ben Churchill; eleven great-grandchildren, and several nieces. She was predeceased by two sisters; Madeline Jackson and Dorothy Stoddard.
Arrangements: Funeral will be held Monday, October 7, 2013, 10:00 am, from Chase Parkway Memorial/The Albini Family Funeral Home, 430 Chase Pkwy, Waterbury to St. John of the Cross Church, Middlebury for a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am. Burial will follow at Middlebury Cemetery. A calling hour will be held at the funeral home on Monday from 9:00 – 10:00 am.
Contributions in Florence’s memory may be made to:
Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation
383 Main Ave, 5th Floor
Norwalk, CT 06851
Obituary courtesy of Chase Parkway Memorial / The Albini Family Funeral Home.