Obituary of Arleen Hansen
HANSEN, Elizabeth Arleen (nee Porter), RN
October 16, 1939 – November 20, 2019
Arleen passed away peacefully, surrounded by family and music, at Kingston General Hospital on Wednesday, November 20, 2019, at the age of 80. Daughter of the late Arthur Porter and Doreen Shea Porter Howes.
She will be lovingly remembered by her husband, of 59 years, Karl Hansen, sons Chris Hansen (Pam) and Sean Hansen (Angela), and daughter Karleen Griffin (Joe), grandchildren Stephanie (Robert), Nicholas (Jessica), Erik, Quinn and Keighan, siblings Doug Porter (Stella), Ann Howes (John), Bev Howes (Ed) and siblings-in-law David (Dawn), Paul (Tina) and Marty Hansen and Sandra Hallam (Peter), and her many nieces and nephews.
Arleen was a proud KGH nurse (1962) who always put everyone else’s needs ahead of her own. Her caring and nurturing spirit provided comfort and guidance to many over the years. The family would like to thank the staff and caregivers at Kingston General Hospital and Providence Care Hospital for their extremely thoughtful support.
Family and friends are invited to a Celebration of Arleen’s Life at JAMES REID FUNERAL HOME (1900 John Counter Boulevard) on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 with a visitation from 2 p.m. and a Memorial Service at 3 p.m. in the James Reid Chapel. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Sydenham. Payable by cheque at the James Reid Funeral Home or mailed directly to 4336 Mill Street, Sydenham, ON, K0H 2T0.