REDDING, CT — Christine E. Hansen (nee Daniels), 48, of Redding, passed away on December 3, 2018 at Danbury Regional Hospice after a 5 year battle with breast cancer.
Christine was born on March 14, 1970 in Stamford, and attended Stamford public schools. Chris, as she was known to most of her friends and work colleagues, grew up in Stamford, and began work in the household goods moving industry at 16, for Bollinger, Inc. in Stamford, where she worked for 24 years until moving to Continuum in Danbury in 2012.
An avid cook and baker, Christine also earned a Culinary Arts Certification from Norwalk Community College, and was a principal in a baking business called Those Cake Chicks, that specialized in elaborately designed fondant icing cakes for weddings and special events. She also served as a Eucharistic Minister at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Redding.
Christine is survived by her devoted husband Tom, as well as her pride and joy, son Connor of Redding, son Matthew and daughter-in-law Laura of Fort Sill, OK, daughter Kristyn of New Haven, her beloved dog Kirby, mother Diana Daniels of Redding, brother Greg Daniels of Fairfield, father and mother-in-law Robert and Nancy Hansen of Bethel, brother-in-law Robert Hansen, Jr. and sister-in-law Brenda of Shelton, maternal grandmother Elizabeth Daniels of Sherman, as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
There are no calling hours. A Memorial Mass for relatives and close friends will be held at St. Patrick Church in Redding on Monday, December 10, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that contributions be made to Metavivor (Metavivor.org), an organization that is focused on research and support for patients with Metastatic Breast Cancer, or . To offer online condolences to Christine’s family, please visit www.boutonfuneralhome.com.