Stephen Hannon

Obituary of Stephen Hannon

Stephen Hannon, a resident of Billerica for the past 23 years, passed way at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center in Burlington, on Tuesday morning, January 27, 2009, after a courageous battle with cancer. The husband of Karen (Zwicker) he was 52 years old. Steve was born, raised and educated in Burlington. He was a 1975 graduate of Burlington High School. Steve was one of nine children born to the late Francis and Florence Hannon. Steve worked as a Maintenance Mechanic at the Holt & Bugbee Company in Tewksbury for 10 years. He had a passion for woodworking. There wasn’t a woodworking project that he wouldn’t tackle from crafts to furniture cabinets. Steve’s family was the center of his life. He enjoyed family camping trips and spending time with his children and grandchildren. Steve was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother that will be deeply missed. Stephen is the beloved husband of Karen (Zwicker). He is the loving father of Sandra Robson & her husband Scott, Angela Hannon, John Hannon, and Scott Hannon all of Billerica. He is the brother of Margaret Hannon-Rizza, Charles Hannon, William Hannon, John Hannon, Thomas Hannon all of Billerica, Ronald Hannon of Tewksbury, Patricia Griffin & Theresa Hannon both of Burlington. He is the grandfather of the Ashley, Collin, Christian, Alyssa Robson and the late Scott Robson, Jr. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral from the Edward V. Sullivan Funeral Home, 43 Winn St., BURLINGTON (Exit 34 off Rt. 128, Woburn side) on Saturday, Jan. 31 at 10 a.m. Followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Margaret’s Church, 111 Winn St, Burlington at 11:30 a.m. Visiting hours Friday 4-8 p.m. Interment in Pine Haven Cemetery, Burlington. Memorials in Steve’s name may be made to Special Olympics Billerica, c/o Friends of Billerica Recreation Dept., 248 Boston Rd., Billerica, MA 01821. In memory of Uncle Steve! He is a Son, Brother, Husband, Father, Grandfather, Uncle, Godfather, and Friend. He has touched many people in many different ways. Many memories include camping, Mrs. Apache, cookouts and fun. He loved to go camping, and took his family to many different places this way. He enjoyed family time and had many cookouts in his back yard, there was nothing to small to celebrate in the backyard. He loved to build things with wood. If you look around his home there are many different things he built, and if you ask any members of the family we all have at least 1 ornament he made for our Christmas trees. He also liked to take pictures, some of my memories have him with his 35mm on his neck and taking many pictures of thing happening in his life along with friends and family's. He didn't always say I love you to us but we all know he did very much. He showed his love in many different ways. Together with Aunt Karen he showed his family love and commitment. Together they have 4 children and have taught them many lesson's in life. Thru them and his grandchildren they will pass on his love and life lesson's. How do you say good-bye to some one who you thought would be there forever? You don't you say we will meet again in heaven. It is never good-bye but you can say i will see you when i get were i am going. His memory lives in everyone of you in some way. We all have a story to tell that involves him whether it is funny, heart touching or just one of those stories. He will live on forever in everyone of us and we will have story's to pass on for generations to come. Like the saying gone but never forgotten, we will never forget. I know you are up in heaven looking down smiling on all of us watching and keeping us all safe, along side Grami and Grampi. We love you very much and will see you again one day!!! Writen by Jennifer Leigh Powderly
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