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“I am so shocked to hear of Eric's sudden passing. He was such a great person. He will be missed by all. My sympathy to Kim and her family. ”
1 of 39 | Posted by: Larry Dapolito - Brookline, NH

“I was a teammate of Eric's for years on the Groton town teams. He was an excellent player and a good childhood friend. While I haven't seen him since...Read More »
2 of 39 | Posted by: Rich Conley - Watertown, MA

“As we all know all to well, life is not fair at times but we have to believe God has better plans for our friends, family and loved ones... Maybe one...Read More »
3 of 39 | Posted by: Sandy Tully-Devlin - Dunstable, MA

“My deepest sympathy to the Hannemanns. Loved having both wonderful boys in my 6th grade classroom.May the love of friends and family carry you...Read More »
4 of 39 | Posted by: Diane Glinka - Dunstable, MA

“My deepest sympathy to Eric's family and all the people he loved. He was a very kind and generous man. We will all miss him, his ready smile and...Read More »
5 of 39 | Posted by: Rita Blanton - Dunstable, MA

“thoughts and prayers to Eric's family and many friends! Gone way too soon!!!Rest in Peace Eric!! ”
6 of 39 | Posted by: Janet Cunnington - Bedford, NH

“Kim,I was deeply sadden to hear of Eric's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are withyou and your family during this very difficult time.Peace be...Read More »
7 of 39 | Posted by: Elaine and Dan Dalton - Tewksbury, MA

“Thinking of the Hannemann's during this difficult time. Eric was a year behind me in High school but I remember him always having a kind word and a...Read More »
8 of 39 | Posted by: Maura (McGrath) Navin - Lunenburg, MA

“We are so very saddened to hear of Eric's passing. Our sincerest sympathies to you and your extended family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you...Read More »
9 of 39 | Posted by: Tom and Beth Orcutt - Groton, MA

“To the Hannemann FamilySo sad to hear of your loss. Eric was a great guy always smiling. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult...Read More »
10 of 39 | Posted by: Julie (Tolles) Ostergard - MA

“Please accept our most sincere condolences regarding your loss. Eric will be remembered fondly by his GDRSS classmates. ”
11 of 39 | Posted by: Tina and Mike McGuire - Mason, NH

“We are still so shocked and heartbroken to hear of Eric's passing. He was such a good guy and his loss is felt by all who knew and loved him. Kim,...Read More »
12 of 39 | Posted by: Mike & Julie (Miller) Carleton - MA

“Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. We remember Eric from GYH, always smiling. So very very sorry for your loss. ”
13 of 39 | Posted by: Laura and John Lefebvre - Groton, MA

“We are so saddened to here of this terrible loss. Our deepest sympathies go out to the Hannemman family, especially to Kim and her children. We pray...Read More »
14 of 39 | Posted by: Brian and Andrea Legrand - CA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. We are so very sorry for the loss.The Merritt Family ”
15 of 39 | Posted by: Jennifer/Caroline Merritt - CT

“Our hearts go out to all the Hannemann family at this time of loss. May God be with you at this time and always. Father John Spencer and the staff...Read More »
16 of 39 | Posted by: A friend

“Kim and Family: So sorry to hear of this tragic news. Peace and love to your family during this difficult time. Please accept our heartfelt and...Read More »
17 of 39 | Posted by: Sara Axon - Dunstable, MA

“I'm so sad to hear of Eric's passing. Kim, I'm thinking of you and your family during this difficult time. My condolences ”
18 of 39 | Posted by: Denise Soracco - Pepperell, MA

“My deepest sympathies to Kim and your children. I send prayers of love, strength and healing as you grieve the loss of a wonderful friend, husband,...Read More »
19 of 39 | Posted by: Christina (Tina Caron) Dittmer - TX

“Our deepest condolences for the passing of Eric. May Kim and the family take comfort in his memory. Our thoughts and prays are with you! ”
20 of 39 | Posted by: Eric Hanson - Glen Rock, PA

“I'm so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family. Thinking of you at this very difficult time. ”
21 of 39 | Posted by: Edie Arbetter - Newton, MA

“I was lucky to have known him. I pray for his family. ”
22 of 39 | Posted by: Scott Galvin - Roswell, GA

“The Hannemann family,My deepest sympathy to you. May the God who gives hope fill you with peace.Romans 15:13 ”
23 of 39 | Posted by: Lynn P

“Our prayers are with all of Eric's family and friends during this difficult time. Eric was always kind and I will remember him that way always. So...Read More »
24 of 39 | Posted by: Julie MacMillan - Makawao, HI

“We will always remember stringing up tubes in the river while camping with Eric, Kim, Chip and Erin. So much laughter! Our love and prayers are with...Read More »
25 of 39 | Posted by: Meg and Dan Warren - CT

“I was so sorry to hear about the passing of Eric. I have some great memories from when we were all really young kids living on RT 119 in Groton. Our...Read More »
26 of 39 | Posted by: Neville and Tracey Sumpter - FL

“So sad to hear of this devastating news! My thoughts and prayers are with the Hannemann family. Rest in peace, Eric. ”
27 of 39 | Posted by: Kirsten Hoffman (Madden) - GA

“My favorite hockey buddy... unbelievable to lose you so soon, Eric. Love and hugs to the Hannemann's. Love, Coach Joyce ”
28 of 39 | Posted by: Joyce Strong - Groton, MA

“So sorry to hear this news. My thoughts and prayers go out to the Hannemann family. Rest in Peace Eric. ”
29 of 39 | Posted by: Kristin Noke - Nashua, NH

“I am still shocked by the devastating loss of Eric. He was such a wonderful person; a sincerely kind individual. To the Hanneman family, both...Read More »
30 of 39 | Posted by: Kim English - Groton, MA

“Very sad to hear this news. Eric was a wonderful friend roommate teammate and person. Our prayers should be to uplift the Hanneman family so they can...Read More »
31 of 39 | Posted by: Scott Carpenter - Harvard, MA

“Deepest sympathy to the Hannemann family. Eric was always kind, friendly and smiling every time I ran into him - from the time I was a kid living...Read More »
32 of 39 | Posted by: Damon Zwicker - Burbank, CA

“My thoughts and prayers are with the Hannemann family. ”
33 of 39 | Posted by: Keith Madden - Overland Park, KS

“My deepest sympathy to the Hannemann family, Eric was just a fantastic human being... I am so saddened to hear of his passing, may he peacefully rest...Read More »
34 of 39 | Posted by: Russ Boyer - Ashby, MA

“Our heartfelt condolences to the Hannemann family. We are deeply saddened to learn of Eric's untimely passing.Sincerely,Mike and Sharon McCaffrey ”
35 of 39 | Posted by: Mike McCaffrey - Hollis, NH

“I am so very sorry for your loss.-Patti Hargraves Lannon ”
36 of 39 | Posted by: A friend

“Rest in peace, Eric. You are loved by many and left a beautiful legacy. The Hanson family. ”
37 of 39 | Posted by: Debi Durand (Hanson) - Omaha, NE

“JoAnne and Ted Aronis - Eric was a decent man, we are so very sorry for your loss. ”
38 of 39 | Posted by: Ted Aronis - Groton, MA

“Kim, Kelsey, Connor and Cory - We are deeply saddened to hear of Eric's passing. He was a wonderful, kind, caring person. Our hearts break for you....Read More »
39 of 39 | Posted by: Lisa and Tom DeSisto - Groton, MA


Eric P Hannemann, Beloved Son, Father, and FriendGROTON – Eric P. Hannemann, 49, passed away unexpectedly on Friday afternoon, February 5, 2016, at his home in Groton. He was the husband of Kimberly Hannemann (Maher) of Dunstable for a wonderful 20 years. Eric was born in Groton in 1966, son of Peter and Friedhilde Hannemann also of Groton. Eric was a graduate of Groton Dunstable Regional School, continued his education at Essex Community College, and achieved his Bachelors degree from UMASS Lowell. Eric also went on to pursue a Bachelors in Environmental Engineering at UMASS and was just two courses from achieving that goal. Eric was a talented hockey player and a great friend to all who knew him. Kim and Eric married in 1995, and moved to Groton in 1998 to raise their family. Eric is survived by three beautiful children – Kelsey, 19, a student at Emmanuel College in Boston, Connor, 17, a junior at GDRHS, and Cory, 13, an eighth grader in the Groton Middle School. Eric is also survived by his beloved sister, Sabine Sweeney, and her husband Mark Sweeney of Berkely MA, Erin and Chip Blodgett of Rye, NH, Martin Maher and Stacey Marston of Pepperell, and inlaws Ellen and Martin Maher of Dunstable, two nieces and two nephews. Eric has many relatives in Germany, and many extended Maher family members throughout the Massachusetts and New Hampshire area. An avid hockey player and fan, Eric proudly supported and coached within the Crusaders Youth Hockey Association, and his son’s share his passion for the sport. He also enjoyed spending summers at the beach and winters skiing and enjoying his son’s hockey games. Eric was the proud founder and owner of Drumlin Hill Landscape Construction Company, a company he built from the ground up over 15 years. He always held his clients in the highest regard and worked hard to beautify their homes and businesses. At the request of his family, family and friends are welcome to call at the Badger Funeral Home 45 School Street, Groton on Thursday, February 11, from 2:00PM – 4:00PM and 6:00PM – 8:00PM. A funeral mass will be held in his honor at St. James in Groton at 10AM on Friday, February 12.In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you send donations to the Crusaders Youth Hockey Association to give children interested in the sport a chance to learn and love the game. Please mail donations to: CYH, PO Box 942, Groton, MA, 01450.