Please come and celebrate the life of Gilbert Nikolai Hanson (87) who passed away on Thursday, September 21, 2023 in E. Setauket, NY.
He was a professor of geology at Stony Brook University, NY and an active member of the Unitarian Universal Fellowship at Stony Brook.
He is survived by his loving wife, Janet Hanson; siblings E. Katherine Schultz (Donald), Ludmilla Isaacson (Philip), and John J. Hanson (Freya); children, Lynn Hoff (John), Kevin Hanson (Tina), and Darlene Anderson (Edmond); and grandchildren, Bryson and Deanna Hoff, Isabel Tuason and Emma Hanson, and Saimoen, Edmond, and Gia Anderson.
This soft spoken, gentle soul was a loving, kind, understanding, and supportive father, husband, grandfather, brother, teacher and friend.
There will be a Celebration of Life service held on Sunday, November 5th at 3:00pm at the Unitarian Universal Fellowship at Stony Brook. The service will also be streamed for those who are unable to attend. The link will be available at the website below. Many who attend will be wearing blue, as that was his favorite color. We ask, if you feel so moved, to bring a rock to the service and/or bring or email to the UUFSB office a brief written remembrance or photo of Gil.
Unitarian Universal Fellowship at Stony Brook
380 Nicolls Road
East Setauket, NY 11733