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.,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.,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.,To offer online condolences to Christine's family, please visit

’” said Ed Stried, secretary of the Janesville Pickleball Club, “I say, ‘Give it a try.’,I hadn’t played pickleball since learning it in high school about 20 years ago, but as I meandered my way back to the basketball courts at the JAC on Monday, that sound rang through the air.,A group of players from the Janesville Pickleball Club meets there at 8:30 a.m. or so every weekday and plays a few hours.,Yes, pickleball is a real sport, and I’ll tell you more about it in a minute.,But I found that the sport is accessible and enjoyable for players of all ages, genders and abilities—and when some mix of all three is on the court at the same time.