Joan Hansen, passed away on August 15, 2020. She was born in Buffalo, New York on April 9, 1935 to the late Clinton and Margaret (Tschachtti) Hersee.
Joan was a 1952 graduate of Akron Central High School. She attended nursing school and became a Licensed Practical Nurse. Joan worked as a LPN at Brothers of Mercy for over twenty- five years. She was well-read and always wanted to learn something new. She loved people and especially loved to travel.
She is survived by two daughters Christine Mecklenburg and Elizabeth Hansen; three granddaughters Julie (Jess) Mecklenburg, Lisa Mecklenburg and Lori (Mike) Caporoso; one great granddaughter Sienna Marie Caporoso. Joan is also survived by four brothers, Robert (late Dwayne) Hersee, Glenn (late Laura Jean) Hersee, David Hersee, Thomas (Barbara) Hersee, a sister in law, Anne Hersee, and several nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by a son, Stephen Hansen and a brother, Kenneth Hersee.
Friends may call on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 from 4 PM to 7 PM at Ross Funeral Home of Akron, LLC, 10 Eckerson Ave., Akron NY with a memorial service to be held at a later date. Charitable contributions may be made in Joan’s memory to Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 4809 South Newstead Rd., Akron, NY.