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Robert Hansen

November 30, 1941 — May 23, 2021

Robert Hansen

Robert R. Hansen, 79 of Wakefield, formerly of North Reading died peacefully at his home on Sunday, May 23.

Born in Lynn, November 30, 1941 Bob was the son of the late Robert and Alice (Hamilton) Hansen.

He was raised in Lynn and graduated from Lynn English High School. He was a retired Machinist for General Electric of Lynn. Bob loved to play golf and tennis and spend time with his dogs, Barkley and Daisy. He especially enjoyed his daily outings with his lunch buddies and the many friendships he and Daisy made in his neighborhood. He was a longtime member of the Trinity Evangelical Church of North Reading.

Robert was the beloved husband of the late Beverly (Finlayson) Hansen. He was the loving father of Rob Hansen Jr. of Brooklyn, NY and DesCygne Parsons of Sarasota, FL and the brother of Laurence Hansen and his wife Charlene of Cohasset and Linda Waldron and her husband Jack of Ipswich. Robert is also survived by his 2 grandchildren, Joanne and Lee Parsons.

Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Wednesday, May 26th from 4-7 pm. His Funeral service will be held at the Trinity Baptist Church, 105 Haverhill St., No. Reading on THURSDAY, May 27th at 11 am. Interment will be at Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody.

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May 26, 2021
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

McDonald Funeral Home
19 Yale Ave
Wakefield, MA 01880
(781) 245-3550

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May 27, 2021
11:00 AM

Trinity Evangelical Church
105 Haverhill St.
North Reading, MA 01864

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