Name:    Beatrice O. (Galusha) Hansen

From:  The Hartford Courant, Hartford, Connecticut
Date:  Wednesday, July 24, 2002  

Beatrice (Galusha) Hansen, 85, of Swarthmore, PA, on Monday (July 22, 2002). She was the loving wife of Holger T.; loving mother of G. Holger Hansen of Swarthmore, PA, Karen A. Hansen of West Hartford, David T. Hansen of Sacramento, CA, and Diane G. Hansen of Swampscot, MA. She is also survived by nine grandchildren; and ten great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be Thursday, July 25, 2002, 4 p.m., at the Swarthmore United Methodist Church, 129 Park Ave., Swarthmore, PA.

She was a former resident of West Hartford, and the founder of the Personnel Placement Associates, Inc., a placement firm in Hartford and West Hartford, and a past president of the Business & Professional Woman's Club of Hartford, Inc.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to the favorite charity of one's choice, or to the Scholarship Fund of the Business & Professional Woman's Club of Hartford, Inc., P.O. Box 230117, 80 State Street, Hartford, CT 06123.