PATTEN - Marie Theresa "Theresa" Hanson, 85, beloved wife of 55 years to the late Earl Gustaf Hanson, died March 19, 2016, at Orono Commons. She was born at Stockholm on July 2, 1930, the daughter of Willie and Edith (Dubois) Rossignol.
A Stockholm resident while growing up, she moved to Patten, where she met and married the love of her life. She worked as a machine operator until married.
She is survived by four children, Doris Mooney of Patten, Jean and husband, Carl McNally, of Bangor, John Hanson of Merrimack, NH, and Michael A. and wife, Carilynn Hanson, of Crystal; 13 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; a sister, Rose Anna Michaud of Presque Isle; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, four brothers and four sisters.
Graveside memorial services will be held in May with a gathering at Earl and Theresa's home in Patten immediately following. For an online memory book and to leave condolences, please visit
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