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Eric J. Hanscom

Eric Jay Hanscom, 52, of Merrimack, husband of Kimberly (Moore) Hanscom, passed away at his home, early Wednesday morning, February 19, 2020 after a year- long illness.

A resident of Merrimack for the past 19 years, he was born in Nashua on May 22, 1967, a son of the late Audley M. and Doris A. (Irish) Hanscom.

Eric was a graduate of the University of Maine at Orono where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. He has been employed with Fidelity Investments for the past twenty-two years.

He enjoyed traveling, riding his motorcycle and playing poker. Eric always had a way of making people laugh and smile.

Members of his family include his wife Kimberly, whom he married on July 22, 2000; his sons, Benjamin Hanscom and Zachary Hanscom both of Merrimack; four brothers, Steven Hanscom and his wife Julianna, Mark Hanscom, Audley M. Hanscom Jr., and the late Kevin Hanscom; a sister-in-law, Denise Hanscom; also many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Calling hours will be held at the FARWELL FUNERAL HOME, 18 Lock Street, Nashua, Monday, February 24th from 2 to 4 and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. His funeral service will be held in The First Church, UCC, One Concord Street, Nashua, Tuesday afternoon at 1 p.m. Friends are invited to attend. The Rev. Dr. Andrew W. Armstrong, Senior Minister, will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, gifts can be made in Eric’s memory to advanced Neuro-Oncology research at Massachusetts General Hospital. Please send checks to MGH attn. Heidi Bergmeyer, 125 Nashua Street, Suite 540, Boston, MA 02114. Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE. (603) 882-0591. www.farwellfuneralservice.com.