Roger W. Hanson, 85

Roger Hanson

WINDHAM — Roger W. Hanson, 85, died Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, at Ledgewood Manor.

He was born March 11, 1933 in Bath, a son of Russell and Edith (MaComber) Hanson. Roger grew up in Gorham and attended local schools. Following school, he enlisted in the U.S. Army serving in the Korean Conflict.

Roger enjoyed careers at both Dixon Brothers and Don Rich Heating. He was a loyal member of the Little Falls Baptist Church. He enjoyed camping, fishing and woodworking.

In addition to his parents, Roger was predeceased by his first wife, Jean (Durant) Hanson; second wife, Mary McKague; brother, Lloyd Hanson; and sister, Barbara Foley.

He is survived by his children, David Hanson of Poland Springs, Andrew Hanson of Raymond and Karen Benson of Gorham; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; stepchildren, Shawn McKague of Standish and Kevin McKague of Buxton; and three step-grandchildren.

A funeral service was held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 9, at the Windham Chapel of Dolby, Blais & Segee, 434 River Road, Windham. Burial followed at Hillside Cemetery, Gorham. To express condolences or to participate in Roger’s online tribute please visit

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