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38001 Euclid Avenue Willoughby, Ohio 44094

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6330 Center Street Mentor, Ohio 44060

George Essey Hanna

03/24/1936 — 01/12/2022

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George Essey Hanna, age 85 of Euclid, passed away January 12th, 2022 at LakeWest Medical Center surrounded by his family. He was born March 24th, 1936 in Donora, Pennsylvania to the late Anna and Michael Hanna.

George retired from Briardale Greens Golf Course in Euclid where he ran the pro shop. Everyone who went to Briardale knew George and his sense of humor and infectious smile. He made so many friends through his time at Briardale.

George was a U.S. Army Veteran, former member of the Euclid Eagles Club, an avid Steelers and Indians fan. He enjoyed golfing, softball, bowling and hanging with his friends at Skinny’s Bar and Grille where he liked to run the football and march madness pools. He will be missed by all who knew him.

George is the loving husband of the late Marlene F. Hanna (nee Jancisin); dearest father of George (Deborah) Hanna and Kim (Dave) Goodrich; cherished grandfather of Lee (Megan-fiancée) Hanna and T.J. Hanna; beloved brother of Mary Ellen (Frank-deceased) Smith, Joan Hanna, Virginia (David) Casciani, Patricia Hanna and William Hanna; brother in law of the late Dolores Chopyak; uncle of many.

The Hanna family will receive friends from 2:00 – 6:00 PM Sunday, January 16th, 2022 at The Abbey, 38011 Euclid Ave., Willoughby (located on the grounds of McMahon Coyne Vitantonio Funeral Home). A celebration of life service will be held on Monday at 10:00 AM at The Abbey. Burial will follow at All Souls Cemetery in Chardon Twp.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Jeff Monreal of Jeff Monreal Funeral Home.

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9 Replies to “George Essey Hanna”

  1. My condolences to my wonderful extended family in OH. Uncle George was my absolute favorite. So many great funny experiences. He will be missed.

    Memory eternal, Uncle George! I love you!!

    Nephew Todd.


  2. Always a pleasure to see you George,Rest well! Hit em straight!


  3. Mark “Meddles” Nedlik January 14, 2022 at 5:09 pm

    George I’m a better man for having known you. There were so many times I would be having a bad day and low and behold there would be good ole Georgey there to make me smile and make my day a little easier to deal with. You will definitely be missed and now we don’t have to worry about getting that stupid filter material anymore. Rest In Peace my good friend and god speed buddy!


  4. awe George you will always have a special place in my heart I really enjoyed being one of your caregivers at Care Your Way I would of loved to come and pay my respects but being it was family only it would of been awkward well rest easy Buddy ..aka the cop


  5. Yoodagill‼️You were a great guy and friend George❣️You are missed already!! Rest In Peace❣️❣️


  6. Beth from Sicks January 16, 2022 at 7:18 pm

    I will miss you so much ! But I know how much you missed Marlene!! Now you are together again .. love you !!


  7. Darlene HannaPalumbo January 16, 2022 at 10:38 pm

    RIP Essey.. you were always always there for lee and Tj and for that I will always be grateful.. you were the best grandfather a grandchild could have and as your ex daughter in law I’m extremely thankful for you!! You will truly be missed


  8. Rest Easy Mr Hanna. Deepest condolences to George, Kim and the entire family.


  9. Daniel S O'Brien April 19, 2024 at 4:25 pm

    Sorry for your loss.


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