In Branford, March 8, 2003 Alfred ''Jack'' Hansen Jr., 70, beloved husband of 49 years of Joan Chaplin Hansen of 17 Vineyard Rd., Branford. Father of Wendy Rein of Mystic, Donna Burnham of Michigan, Kristi Hansen of Branford, grandfather of Morgan Rein, Kehly Hansen and Kerry Rein. He was born in New Haven, March 14, 1932 son of the late Alfred Sr. and Amelia Agne Hansen. He worked as an asbestos insulator for 45 years for Local #33. He was in the U.S. Navy for 3 years during the Korean War. Jack was a member of Branford Yacht Club for 28 years, Elm City Gun Club for 20 years and Ancient Mariner Drum Corp. He was a 1951 graduate of Hamden High School and an award winning artist belonging to the Guilford, Madison, Old Lyme and Florida Keys Art Leagues. Jack wintered in Marathon Floriday for the past 10 years. A celebration of Jack's life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Connecticut Hospice Inc., 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford, Ct 06405 or to SARAH 2488 Boston Post Rd., Guilford,Ct 06437. Arrangements in care of BEECHER& BENNETT 2300 Whitney Ave. Hamden.

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  1. Am Jack\’s Cousin,son of his Uncle Meyer Christian Hansen,who deceased in 1944.Grew up in Westbrook.Very Sorry to Learn of Jack\’s Passing.Last time I saw him was at Our Uncle Si\’s [Soren] house on Homestead Avenue in Hamden.I remember well being with him at Double Beach….. Dennis Meyer Bushnell Chief Scientist NASA Langley Research Center

  2. Dear Joan and family, I am so very sorry about Jack. He was such a nice man who my parents, John and Diane Cummings, thought very highly of. My thoughts are with you during this difficult time. Thinking of you. Sincerely, Lisa.

  3. Dear Joan and Family, We are deeply sadden by Jack\’s death.Please know that our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time. Do not hesitate to call on us for help in any way. Thinking of you. Sincerely, Art, Sherri & Willy

  4. Dear Mrs. Hansen, Wendy, Donna and Kristy-Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.We\’ll miss seeing him at the BYC. With Sympathy-Tammy Mockus and Family

  5. Jack was a classmate of mine at Hamden High. My deepest sympathy to his family. I know he will be missed.

  6. Joan, We are so sorry for your loss. We remember going to your house and having a good time. Please know that our thoughts are with you. Love, Randi and Steve

  7. My dad (Jack Murphy), and I both worked with Jack at the CY power plant. I was going to art school at the time and Jack and I would talk about art while many of the other pipecovers shook their heads. He was a good man. Sincerely, Brian Murphy

  8. OUR HEARTFELT SYMPATHY TO JOAN AND DAUGHTERS. JACK WAS ONE OF THE WORLD\’S BEST, A GENTLEMAN AND A GENTLE MAN. HE WILL BE MISSED.

  9. We are grateful that we could enjoy the trip to Nashville with Jack, Joan and Kristi. Jack really enjoyed himself at The Grand Ole Opry.

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