Myron L. Hanson, passed away April 1 surrounded by family and friends. He went peacefully home to be with the Lord. He was born March 8, 1941, to Wilment and Lucy Hanson. Myron worked as a mechanic at Kallis Ford and at Ingraham Equipment. He was a past firefighter for the Town of Brooks. He loved hunting, fishing and camping at Cowan’s Cove with family and friends. He enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren and working in his garage.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years Violet (Furbush) Hanson of Brooks; one sister Elaine Erskine and husband Richard of Washington State; two brothers Hilton Hanson and wife Jean of Albion, Victor Hanson and wife Mary of Augusta; one son Randy Hanson and friend Michelle Ripley of Jackson; grandson Lyle Hanson of Unity; a second family of Myron’s: sons Melvin Ryder and wife Lisa of Virginia, Ted Ryder and Dolly of Stockton Springs, John Ryder and wife Vicki of Belfast, George Ryder and wife Cheryl of Stockton Springs; daughter Inez Smith and husband Howard of Brooks; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by daughter Delores Robbins of Albion, and three brothers, Albert Stubbs, J. David Stubbs and Alton Stubbs.

Memorial services will be held 6 p.m. Thursday, April 4, at Brooks Bible Church. Those who wish may make donations in Myron’s memory to Brooks Bible Church, P.O. Box 13, Brooks, Maine, 04921, or Brooks Fire Department, 19 Purple Heart Highway, Brooks, Maine, 04921. Arrangements are under the care of Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Avenue, Belfast. Online condolences may be offered to the family at