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Jean Eleanor Hannan


Jean Eleanor Hannan

HANNAN, JEAN ELEANOR - Jean died Monday, September 22, 2014 at the Charlotte County Hospital.

Born at Oak Hill, NB on July 16, 1918, she was the daughter of Fred and Estella (Sabine) Fraser.

Jean was privileged to live all of her 96 years in her family homestead at Oak Hill.

She was predeceased by her parents, her husband Everett (2005), and her sister, Alice Trafton (2005).


She is survived by her daughter Sharon Hannan of Blackville, N.B., cousins, nieces, and nephews.

She will be especially remembered by life-long friend Marjorie Caldwell and long-time friend Annie Palmer. Jean graduated from Provincial Normal School (Teachers' College) in 1936 and taught in several local country schools. She also taught two years in Grand Bay, NB. Her teaching career was interrupted when she chose to help out on the family farm. Later she returned to teaching, retiring in 1981. At a young age she became involved in her local church. This interest and commitment continued throughout her life. She took on several roles in the Oak Hill United Church, St. James Pastoral Charge and St. Croix Presbytery. Jean was equally dedicated to her community and was always involved in organizing community events.

Resting at The S. O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd, 23 Main Street, St Stephen, NB from where the funeral service will be held on Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 3 PM.

Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM.

Interment at the Oak Hill Cemetery, Oak Hill, NB

In lieu of flowers, remembrances to the Oak Hill United Church or a charity of one's choice would be appreciated by the family.

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