Kathleen A. Hanselman

Kathleen A. (Griffin-Varney) Hanselman, 64, formerly of Nashua, passed away Sunday morning, September 2, 2018 with family in Hudson, after a period of declining health.

Born in Fort Drum, New Jersey on October 12, 1953, she was a daughter of the late Jacqueline Marie (Metcalf) and Malcolm Bacon Griffin Jr. During her early years, Kathy made her home in Belmont and Arlington, Massachusetts before moving to Nashua in 1963. She was a graduate of Nashua High School Class of 1972 and attended St. Joseph Hospital School of Nursing, graduating as a Licensed Practice Nurse. Kathy furthered her education at Rivier College now Rivier University where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing.

Kathy had been employed as a Registered Nurse for both St. Joseph Hospital and Southern New Hampshire Medical Center in Nashua.

In her leisure time, Kathy loved shopping, crafting and her cats. She especially shared a great love for her grandchildren.

Members of her family include her son, Scott Varney and his wife Julie of Wilton, NH; two grandchildren, Loghan Varney and Noah Lavoie; two brothers, David Griffin and his wife Lynda of Nashua and Steven Griffin and his husband Jason of Satsuma, FL; two sisters, Beverly Griffin Monagle and her husband Bernard of Nashua and Christine Griffin Smith and her husband Raymond of Deerfield Beach, FL; step-mother, JoAnn Royce Griffin and family of California and Texas; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Her family will receive relatives and friends at the FARWELL FUNERAL HOME, 18 Lock Street, Nashua on SATURDAY, SEPT. 22nd from 2 to 4 p.m.

Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE, 18 Lock Street, Nashua. (603) 882-0591. www.farwellfuneral.com.