Edward C. Hanna

Edward C. Hanna, 67, formerly of Brookville, OH., passed away peacefully the early morning of May 7 at 115 Hillside Way, Union Twp., the home of Karen Hanna Baer, their grandson Nicholas and son Robert.

Born October 21, 1943 in New Castle, he was the Son of the late Victor H. and Carolyn M. "Snyder" Hanna.

A salesman most of his life, Ed retired several years ago. He had been employed for many years by Patio Enclosures as a salesman and designer.

Edward was a 1961 graduate of Union Area High School and served with the US Air Force as an airplane mechanic at Stewart Air Force base in New York from 1961 to 1964.

His many rescued pets included dogs, cats, and rabbits were a constant joy to him. He supported many animal rescue leagues, wildlife, and nature organizations. He liked photography and also enjoyed driving and showing his classic 1959 Chevrolet Apache pick-up truck at many local car shows and swap meets since 1996.

He was a member of the First Church of God, Mineral Ridge, OH.

He is survived by former wives Karen Ann Kary and Elizabeth Trupe; two Sons, Robert L. Hanna of New Castle and David Sutkowski of Stayton, OR.; two Brothers, John R. Hanna of Deerfield, OH. and Philip V. Hana and his wife Joanie of Virginia Beach, VA.; three Sisters, Carolyn A. Chambers of Port St. Lucie, FL, Elvie M. Hannon of San Antonio, TX., and Kathleen Hanna-Johnson and husband Robert of New Castle; plus numerous nieces and nephews.

He is also survived by nine grandchildren and two great grandchildren: Robert's children; Robert, Jr., Johnathan, Richard, Ashley, Douglas, Alicia, and Brandi Hanna and her children Damion and Elijah Calzada, and Mary's children: Nicholas Hanna and Katherine Graham.

Besides his Parents, Ed was preceded in death by a Daughter; Mary C. Hanna in 2007, two Brothers-In-Law; J. Ralph Chambers and Harold F. Hannon, II, one Sister-In-Law, Marilyn Jo (John) Hanna, and a Nephew John R. Chambers, Jr.

A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 PM, June 12, at The Spiritual Path Church, 2041 Moravia St. Ext., New Castle. The Reverend Karen L. Heasley will officiate.

Interment will be in Graceland Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Angels For Animals or the American Diabetes Association.

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