Jean Louise Amero Hanson

October 19, 1930
- July 29, 2009

Jean Louise Amero Hanson, 78, wife of Harold Hanson, died July 29, 2009, with her husband and four children by her side at her home, after a short illness with cancer. She was born Oct. 19, 1930, in Charleston, the daughter of Blanchard and Helen (Fraser) Amero. Jean attended Charleston schools and graduated from Higgins Classical Institute in 1949. She married her husband of 58 years, Harold Hanson, Oct. 6, 1950.

She was a former member and past president of Neoteric Club, former soloist and member of Aldworth Chapter Order of the Eastern Star and member of Milo Garden Club. She attended Park Street United Methodist Church and was a volunteer for many years in the Meals for ME program.

She is survived by her husband, Harold of Milo; four children, Anne of Milford, Mass., David of Milford, Alan of Old Orchard Beach and Karen of Cape Elizabeth; nine grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; three sisters, Lois, Kaye and Norma; three brothers, Arnold, Albert and Gary; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a sister, Donna.

Jean was loved by many and will be missed by all. A funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday, July 31, at United Baptist Church, Milo, with the Rev. Michele St. Cyr officiating. Burial will be in the family lot at Evergreen Cemetery.

Those who wish may make memorial contributions to Milo Meals for ME, care of Eastern Area Agency on Aging, 450 Essex St., Bangor, ME 04401.

Arrangements are in the care of Lary Funeral Home. Messages of condolence and memories may be expressed at

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