Joan Hansen

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.