Lynn Carson Hansucker

Lynn Carson Hansucker of Virginia Beach, VA died Tuesday, September 11, after a long battle with cancer. She was born October 18, 1952 in Winchester, VA to the late Robert Norris Hansucker and Ruth Carson Williams Hansucker. She is survived by her sister Page Hansucker Bowman of Afton, VA. She was also preceded in death by her brother-in-law Mike Bowman.

She graduated in 1971 from Warren County High School where she was active in the production of the annual year book. She graduated from the University of Richmond at Westhampton in 1975. Upon graduation she taught in the Henrico County School System for a number of years before taking a summer job as a paralegal in the law firm of McGuire Woods and Battle. This job became a full time career for Lynn. While living in Richmond she became the President of the Richmond Animal League and was instrumental in the development of a new Animal League Shelter. Lynn never met a dog she didn’t like. In 2006 she moved to Virginia Beach to continue her paralegal career. She worked at Kaufman and Canoles and several other firms during her time there. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Front Royal.

Lynn had a true love for reading all types of books. She was an avid Washington Redskins and Virginia Cavalier fan however golf was her game of choice.

Arrangements are being handled by Maddox Funeral Home, Front Royal, VA. Family will receive friends on Sunday, September 23 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. At a later date she will be interred in an Eternal Reef Memorial.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, 6 Herndon Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21403 or the Southwest Florida Eagle Fund c/o Andrew Pritchard, 6601 Bayshore Road, Fort Myers, FL 33902.

  5 comments for “Lynn Carson Hansucker

  1. Nancy Collins
    September 18, 2018 at 6:49 pm

    Page, I am so sorry for you. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Nancy Collins

  2. Prudence Mathews
    September 19, 2018 at 11:25 pm

    Page, I am saddened to learn of Lynn’s passing. She worked for me for a while, and she was totally “by the book.”
    I have always loved your family and I knew them well. John and Ethel were friends with my grandparents, and my Mother. They were wonderful and everyone in town knew them! And Polly and those long beautifully painted fingernails. Growing up when she lived on 5th Street, we saw her often
    Ruth Carson and I played in Bridge Club together and we also dyed each other’s hair!
    Bobby, Ralph and Ruth were so talented and everyone enjoyed their music. My favorite song “Misty” was what I always looked forward to when we went to the dances where they played. Whenever I hear it, I always think of Ruth Carson.
    I did not know that Lynn had been fighting Cancer. We wern’t in touch very much after she moved to Virginia Beach.
    Love and sympathy to you.

  3. Charles Hookey
    September 21, 2018 at 8:25 pm

    I am so sorry to hear of Lynn’s passing. I know this has been a tough year for you. Mike updated me briefly on Lynn at the reunion last fall and Cathy Ann shared more news of Lynn after Mike’s funeral. So, you all have been in my prayers for some time.
    Lynn and I shared some great times at WCHS. I can’t remember why we were both in the library so often, but our quiet chatter was such fun. And then there was that whole slice-of-strawberry-pie episode.
    Your mom and I had a cross-generation bond as organists and then you inherited piano duty on the Alma Mater during assemblies, right?
    I hope you find some peace in the days ahead.

  4. Geneva Fletcher
    September 23, 2018 at 2:04 pm

    Hi Page, Sorry to hear passing of your sister Lynn. May God give you strength at this difficult time. Also will continue to keep you in prayer in the passing of your husband Michael. Geneva Fletcher Class of 73.

  5. Teresa Brumback
    November 25, 2018 at 9:00 pm

    Page, I’m so sorry for your loss. I never knew your sister but I still remember your mother including from when she worked at then-Weavers. I last saw you at J’s Gourmet with her. Call me sometime; I still have records that my father made with him singing solo opera and her accompanying, and both singing duets from operettas . I need to get a record player that will play these 33 or 78 records. Both were small town people, amazing musicians, could have easily gone professional.
    My thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Teresa Brumback
    former piano student, Miss Ininger

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