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Peter Weldon Hanson

1938-2020

Peter Weldon Hanson

 

Peter Weldon Hanson, of Riverview, passed away with his wife, Carol, by his side at the Salvation Army Lakeview Manor Nursing Home on Friday, July 31, 2020 at the age of 81 years.  Born and raised in Sackville, NB, he was the son of the late Olaf Berton and Dorcas (Weldon) Hanson.  He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Carol, sons, Kevin (Tamara) and Colin (Monica) Hanson, sister, Jean Flemington (Peter), three grandchildren, Jakob, Sofia and Olivia, and one step granddaughter, Alexandria .  Peter was a successful business owner, from having founded Centennial Office Products in 1967, to selling the business in 2005. Peter also paralleled his entrepreneurialism flair as an enthusiastic weekly member of the Rotary Club of Moncton for over 40 years.  Peter was an avid sports enthusiast who was President of the NB Midget Hockey League for over 35 years, and donated countless hours in refereeing thousands of amateur hockey games over his lifetime, all of which allowed him to be inducted into the Moncton and Riverview Sports Wall of Fames, respectively, and to have received the prestigious Order of Merit Award issued by Hockey Canada in 2008. Aside from giving back to minor sports, Peter absolutely loved his Toronto Blue Jays and the local Moncton Wildcats.  Peter was a director and staunch supporter of Ability Transit for the older community around Greater Moncton - Doing everything he could to make a difference in the world. A private family service will be held at Tuttle Brothers and Riverview Funeral Home Chapel.  Interment will be in the Sackville Cemetery, alongside other family members. Donations in Peter's memory may be made to Riverview P.R.O. Kids 50 Honour House Court, Riverview, NB E1B3Y9 and/or the Parkinson's Foundation and would be appreciated by the family.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Tuttle Brothers & Riverview Funeral Home 214 Pine Glen Rd. Riverview, NB (506) 857-9544.  Online condolences can be made  at www.tuttlefuneralhome.ca

 

Service Location
Tuttle Brothers and Riverview Funeral Home Chapel

Burial Date
private family
Burial Location
Sackville Cemetery

Requested Charity
Riverview P.R.O. Kids 50 Honour House Crt., Riverview, NB E1B 3Y9