Richard W. Hanson, 70 years of age of Columbia, NJ, passed away on January 11, 2018 at his home.
He was born in E. Stroudsburg, PA on August 19, 1947 to the late Arthur and Louise (Kitchen) Hanson.
He was a line mechanic at the former American Can Co., Washington, NJ and after his retirement he drove a school bus for First Student Bus Co. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and had a guide service on the Delaware River.
He is survived by his wife Mary Patricia (Letsak) Hanson, two sons, Richard A. (Linda) and Greggory Hanson,(Jennifer) a daughter Deborah Reimer,(Mark) a brother Bradford Hanson,(Jane) one step daughter, Tracy Thompson, seven grandchildren, four step grandchildren and two step great grandchildren.
Services will be private at Richard's request. There will be an interment at a later date at Cedar Ridge Cemetery, Blairstown, NJ. Arrangements are under the direction of Newbaker Funeral Home, 200 Route 94, Blairstown, NJ 07825.