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Cyril (Cy) Martin Hannan


Last updated 11/13/2013 at 12:46pm

Cyril (Cy) Martin Hannan

Cyril (Cy) Martin Hannan, 82, of Etowah, passed away peacefully at his home Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013.

He was born Dec. 10, 1930, in North Bergen, N.J., to the late Cyril and Catherine Hannan. He was preceded in death by an infant son, David Mark Hannan.

He was a member of Etowah First United Methodist Church and served as a New Jersey State Trooper. He graduated from St. John's College of Pharmacy in 1954.

A resident of Etowah for 28 years, he worked in many local pharmacies in Henderson and Transyl-vania County.

He was a loving and devoted, husband, father, Pop-Pop, brother and friend.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Doris; four daughters, Lori McMahon and husband, Pete, of Littleton, Colo., Debbie Ziring and husband, Barry, of Media, Pa., Patti Klecha and husband, Tom, of Hickory, N.C., and Leslie Hyman and husband, C.J. of Woodruff, S.C .; two brothers, Frank Hannan, of N.J. and Martin Hannan and wife, Geri, of Vermont, and one sister, Vickie Visconti and husband, Mickey, of N.J .; nine grandchildren, Jake, Audrey, Steven, Sarah, Jeremy, Daniel, Corey, Josh, Casey, and Cy's beloved dog, Leah.

His greatest joy in life was making people laugh, and he never met anyone he didn't have a joke for. He loved woodworking, gardening and landscaping.

A memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, at Etowah United Methodist Church with Rev. Dr. Rick Auten officiating.

The family will receive friends in the fellowship hall immediately following the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Capital Debt Reduction, Etowah United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 1268, Etowah, NC 28729.

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Moore Funeral Home & Cremation Services are caring for the family.


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