BANGOR - Gregory Gilbert Hanson, son of Gilbert and Mary Hanson, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Bangor on September 2, 2015. Greg was born in Machias on November 22, 1947 and lived in Machiasport for his younger years.
He attended Machiasport Grammar School, Washington Academy, the University of Maine at Orono and Husson College. After graduating from college, he served in the U.S. Army with a tour in Germany. He was an avid sports fan of basketball and the Red Sox.
He is survived by two sisters - Jean Greaves of Bangor and Judy Purington and her husband, Richard of East Machias; aunt Pauline Bernath of Wayland, MA, and uncle Bill Hanson of Delaware and several nieces and nephews.
A family graveside service will be held in Machiasport by Bragdon-Kelley Funeral Home, Machias.