May 23, 1921 ~ January 29, 2004
In Cheshire, Jan. 29, 2004, Joseph Gordon Hanna of Elim Park Baptist Home, Cook Hill Rd., formerly of Apple Tree Ln., Hamden, husband of Josephine Everhart Hanna. Born in Warriors Mark, PA, May 23, 1921, a son of the late Joseph M. and Alverta M. Simpson Hanna. A graduate of Dickinson College, he was an Analytical Chemist at the Connecticut Agricultural Experimental Station before his retirement in 1984. A veteran of W.W. II, Gordan was a pilot in the Army Air Corp flying B 24's in the European Theater. He was a member of the American Chemical Society. Beside his wife he is survived by a daughter and her husband, Constance ad Stephen Warren of Storrs, CT, a son and his wife, Richard G. and Deborah Hanna of Storrs, CT and two grandchildren, Benjamin Hanna and Hannah Warren. A Memorial service will be held in the Chapel at Elim Park on Friday morning, February 6, 2004 at 11;00 O'Clock Arrangements withBEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 WHITNEY AVE., HAMDEN. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Elim Park Baptist Home Residents Benevolent Fund, 140 Cook Hill Rd., Cheshire, CT 06410.