Hannah R. (Hanson) Durkin

  • Born: January 31, 1930
  • Died: May 1, 2019
  • Location: Northfield, Massachusetts

Fowler-Kennedy Funeral Home

42 Concord Street
Maynard, MA 01754

Tel. (978) 897-7343

Tribute & Message From The Family

Loving Mother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother

Hannah R. (Hanson) Durkin, age 89 of Northfield, MA formerly of Acton, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. She was the loving wife of the late William J. Durkin Jr.

Born in Concord, Massachusetts on January 31, 1930, Hannah was the daughter of the late Eddie J. and Antoinette J. (Frechette) Hanson. Hannah was raised and educated in Maynard, graduating from Maynard High School, class of 1948. Hannah was an exceptional athlete. She played on the Maynard High School field hockey team and she was a roller-skating champion at the age of sixteen. Hannah met her husband Bill at a dance in Acton and they married on September 10, 1950. The couple settled in Acton in 1954 and raised their family together.

Hannah worked for the Digital Equipment Corporation in Maynard for sixteen years as an Electronics Assembler. She also worked for Donelan's Supermarket in Acton for eleven years.

Family was most important to Hannah. She really cherished her time spent with them. She also enjoyed caring for her flowers and rock garden at her home in Acton and knitting blankets and clothing for her family and friends.

She is survived by her children; son David W. Durkin and wife Laura A. of Kingwood, TX; daughter, Lois A. Brown and husband Gerry of Northfield, MA; daughter, Joanne Therrien and husband Ray of Maine, her six grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Hannah's Graveside Service will be celebrated on, Monday, May 6, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. at Glenwood Cemetery, Maynard.


Condolence & Memory Journal

May her gentle soul rest in perfect peace.
We pray for the grace and the comfort of the Holy Spirit over the family she left behind.
God be with you all till we meet again!
Dr. A. Sunny & Saima Okorie family /
Relief Network Ministries, Inc.

Posted by AMBROSE OKORIE - La Marque, TX - Friend   July 18, 2019

Your Mom was loved by many, she has left us with wonderful memories that will be cherished forever! Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

Posted by The Gregorys - Friend   May 05, 2019

Lois Joanne & David our thoughts and prayers for you all in this time of sorrow.
Prayers Laurel & Bill Roger

Posted by Laurel Rogers - Lunenburg, MA - Friend   May 02, 2019

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