HANSEN, John Eric

Born in Toronto July 7, 1933.  Passed away in Oshawa, April 23, 2022.  A kind, gentle and loving man.  He will be sadly missed by his wife Marie (Graham), his children; Debbie (Peder) and John (Bev predeceased), his grandchildren; Christopher (Michele), Andrea (Matt), Samantha (Mark), Michelle (Adrian) and Matthew, his great-grandchildren; Natalie, Lily, Benjamin and Lucas, and sister-in-law Helen.  Predeceased by his parents Olga and Victor, brother Bob, sister Margaret (Henry), daughter-in-law Bev, and former wife Agnes.  Survived by sister-in-law Helen and by nieces Anne and Jill (Dave).  Eric was a 29-year employee at Air Canada, loved his family, travelling, live theatre, music, technology, nature, photography, proud to be Canadian, and his Danish heritage.  Relatives and friends are invited to call at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON-KELLAM FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) for memorial visitation on Tuesday, May 10, 2022, from 2 – 4 p.m.  The family has requested donations in memory of Eric be made to a local food bank or hospital of your choice or, if you wish, plant a tree in his honour.  Online condolences may be shared at makfuneralhome.com.

 

 

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  • Apr 27, 2022

    Annie Matusiak
    My Dearest Marie,
    
    How truly saddened about the heartbreaking news of your loving husband Eric. He truly was a kind and gentle man. I always loved being his and your company from the time we met at Air Canada and thereafter. So very disappointed that Corvid has kept us from visiting for 2 years. My heartfelt condolences to you Marie and to your family. May he rest in eternal peace. Sending you my love and my most sincere sympathy.  He will always remain in my heart and memory.
    Love you,
    Annie
  • May 1, 2022

    Don Borody
    Marie....my condolences to you and your family on Eric's passing.  He was so very kind and patient with me when I joined the automation team.
    
    Regards, Don
  • May 1, 2022

    Brian Richard Speed
    Marie and Family - sincere condolences to all. He was respected by all of us.
  • May 1, 2022

    Wendy Walker
    Marie, my thoughts and prayers are with you. I have many wonderful memories of the years we worked together. I always new I could count on Eric to be there if I ran into a problem in the field.
    
    My fondest regards. Wendy
  • May 1, 2022

    Carol Lawrence
    Marie,
    My thoughts are with you and your family. Eric was truly a fine person and always so kind and helpful to everyone, a real pleasure to work with.
    
    Fondest regards,
    Carol
  • May 1, 2022

    John mumedjian
    All I remember he was a true respectful gentleman. When I purchased the MAC computers he was the
    Big brain behind it. We were like a big family at C&SS.
    Condolences to the family for the big loss.
    RIP
    
  • May 1, 2022

    Raymond Baines
    Very sorry to hear of Eric's passing. Front St seems so far away now.
    My condolences to the wife and family.
  • May 1, 2022

    Lorraine McGregor
    Marie,
    
    How sad that Eric has passed.  My deepest condolences to you and your family Marie.  I have so many really fond memories of working with Eric.  John and I also enjoyed our times visiting with you both after you had retired.  I remember Eric as being a true mentor.  He was so willing to share his knowledge with the group. I remember all the laughs we had as well - isn't it great when you can honestly say that your work was fun!  Eric was not only a co-worker, he was a true friend, and he will be remembered fondly by many of us I am sure.
    
    In sympathy,
    Lorraine
  • May 1, 2022

    Susan Prokopenko
    I worked with Eric and Marie at Air Canada for several years. Both so pleasant to work with. A loss to his family. Condolences to them. 
  • May 2, 2022

    Josefina Vergara
    My deepest condolences to you Marie and family. Every time I saw you and Eric together I said  to myself, “What a wonderful couple”. May Eric rest in heavenly peace.
  • May 2, 2022

    Josefina Vergara
    My deepest condolences to you Marie and family. Every time I saw you and Eric together I said  to myself, “What a wonderful couple”. May Eric rest in heavenly peace.
  • May 2, 2022

    Shirlee Schacter
    Dear Marie, 
    My heart goes out to you and your family in this time of great loss. I have many fond memories of Eric, not the least of which was the patience he showed when dealing with my many questions about MAC. Since you were a team at Air Canada, I can still picture you coming by his office at the end of each day to meet up for your home time journey together. Your closeness was inspiring to many.  May all the wonderful memories you made together be a source of comfort to you in the days ahead.
    With love and heartfelt condolences.  Shirlee 
  • May 3, 2022

    John Chan
    Hi Marie,
    I am so sorry to hear the passing of Eric. I still remembered at 151 Front St W you came over to the MAC department every afternoon and lovingly joined Eric to go home together. May the fond memories of him comfort you and sustain you in this difficult time.
    Warm regards,
    John Chan
  • May 3, 2022

    Bruce Castator
    Marie
    
    My condolences. I never worked closely with Eric but I know he took his role very seriously and was well respected. Although not working together we had the occasional chat and laugh together. I know that he will be missed. 
    
    Bruce Castator 
    
         



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