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Obituary: Eric W. Hansberry

Published in The Hingham Journal, June 25, 2016

Eric W. Hansberry, of Hingham, passed away on Wednesday, June 15, 2016, at the age of 72. He is survived by his wife, Nancy; children, Mark and Melinda Hansberry of Hanover, N.H., Lynn and Larry Mayo of Hingham; grandchildren, Anna, Jared and Ethan Mayo and Lydia and Thomas Hansberry; and sister, Linda Friedlander of Maine.

Eric was a professor of engineering at Northeastern University. Through his life and love of teaching, he taught many that with knowledge and hard work, one could accomplish most anything. A man of endless talent, knowledge, generosity, humor and energy; he will be greatly missed.

Please join his family for an outdoor memorial service at the Hansberry home on Mayflower Road in Hingham, Saturday, July 9, at 11 a.m. (rain/shine). Memorial donations can be made in honor of Eric to CCALS ( For additional information and online condolences, please visit Downing Cottage Funeral Chapel Since 1882 – See more.