August 28, 1921 ~ January 14, 2007
Cheshire- Susan Kelsey Hansen, beloved wife of 65 years of Eric R. Hansen of 150 Cook Hill Rd. passed away January 14, 2007 after a brief illness. She was born in East Orange, NJ, August 28, 1921 a daughter of the late Stephen T. and Ann Louise Silver Kelsey and was a graduate of Miss Porter's School of Farmington, CT. She and her husband resided in Darien for 50 years from 1954 to 2004 and were active members of St. Luke's Episcopal Church, and the Noroton Yacht Club, before they moved to Cheshire in 2004.In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Eric R. Hansen, Jr. and his wife Jennye Hansen of New Haven, 2 grandchildren Christopher E. Hansen and his wife Elizabeth Hansen of New Haven, Catherine E. Sherrick and her husband Matthew Sherrick of Mason, OH and two great grandchildren, Marley Elise Hansen and Drew James Sherrick. Mrs. Hansen was predeceased by a sister Margaret Van Tuyll and a brother Stephen T. Kelsey. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday May 5, 2007 at 11 a.m. at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 1864 Post Rd., Darien. Arrangements in care of BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 WHITNEY AVE., HAMDEN. Contributions in memory of Mrs. Hansen may be made to the charity of one's choice.