BRADFORD - Arnold A. Hanson, 82, died unexpectedly on June 9, 2014, at his home in Bradford. He was born May 24, 1932, in Bradford, the son of Asher Hanson and Eloise (Archer) Hanson.
Arnold was predeceased by his parents; and his loving wife, Irene (Smith) Hanson. He is survived by his son, Glenn Hanson of Bradford; his daughter, Tonya (Hanson) Ashe; two grandchildren, Tiffany and Trevor Ashe; a great-grandson, Lukas, all of Bangor; and two special friends, Paul Wickett and Bernie Pelton, of Bradford.
Arnold was well known for his honesty in his work as a mechanic and for catching big fish.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Those who wish to remember Arnold in a special way can make gifts in his memory to The Penobscot Salmon Club.