Earl Hanson, 96, of Monkton


MONKTON — It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Earl Hanson on Aug. 11, 2022, after several months of declining health.

Earl was born to Ruth (Carpenter) and Amos Hanson in St. Albans, Vt. He belonged to the Libanus Lodge 47 of Bristol, Vt. He was a past member of the Monkton Florona Grange and also a Shriner. He was road commissioner for the town of Monkton for 31 years. He also owned Debbie Sue’s Country Store with his wife Nadine for 18 years. He drove a school bus for many years.

He married Nadine Shattuck on June 9, 1946, and they had two daughters who survive him, Debbie Preston (Wayne) and Susie Boise. He is also survived by his grandchildren Darrin and Melissa Preston, great-grandchildren Zack and Breanne Preston and Peyton Chamberlain; his brothers Jesse and Charles Hanson; and numerous nieces and nephews and several cousins.

He was predeceased by his wife Nadine, son-in-law Cubby Boise, brother William, and several in-laws.

A special thank you to Mary Cassidy for her frequent visits and bringing him sweets weekly.

There will be a celebration of life Sunday Aug. 21, from 2-5 p.m., at the Robinson School in Starksboro, Vt. Burial will be private at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Homeward Bound, 236 Boardman St., Middlebury, Vt., 05753, or to Addison County Home Health & Hospice at 254 Ethan Allen Highway New Haven, Vt., 05472. ◊

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