Dennis L. Hanson


1977 – 2014

WILTON — Dennis L. Hanson, 37, a resident of Jay, died unexpectedly early Thursday morning, Dec. 18, in Wilton, as a result of an automobile accident.

He was born in Lewiston on Aug. 15, 1977, the son of William Hanson and Marjorie (Dolloff) Hanson. Dennis was a 1995 graduate of Dixfield High School and continued his education at Huntington College in Indiana, earning a Bachelor of Art in teaching.

Dennis worked as a teacher and coach at Dirigo Middle School from 1999 to 2008. He was currently working as a security guard at MaineGeneral Hospital in Augusta.

On June 21, 2008, in Dixfield, he married Kelli Fitch of Jay. They made their home and raised their children in Jay.

Dennis enjoyed gymnastics, hunting, fishing and going to Chain of Ponds. He will be deeply missed by his wife, children, parents and many others who knew and loved him.

He is survived by his wife, Kelli Hanson, of Jay; his children, Rachel, Jaiden and Faith; his parents, William and Marjorie Hanson, of Peru; maternal grandparents, Richard and Patricia Dolloff, of Peru; mother- and father-in-law, Bill and Mavis Fitch, of Jay; and brother-in-law, Danny Fitch, also of Jay.

He was predeceased by his paternal grandparents, Norman and Ruth Hanson.

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