Craig A. Hansen
Funeral Director and Embalmer
Craig A. Hansen is a licensed funeral director and embalmer, who joined the funeral home as a third generation family member full time in 2011.
Craig is a life-long Berlin resident and attended Berlin Schools. He grew up playing soccer for the town of Berlin and Berlin High School. Craig grew up as a Cub Scout and later transitioned to Boy Scouts where he served in a number of leadership positions and where he earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest award in scouting.
Following graduation from Berlin High School in 2006, Craig attended the University of New Haven where he would later graduate with an associate's degree in Criminal Justice. After graduating from UNH in 2009, Craig attended Lincoln College of New England, in Southington, CT (formerly Briarwood College). While a student at LCNE, Craig was inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society and was chosen by his professors and program directors to address to the other inductees into the prestigious Honors Society. In 2011, Craig graduated from Lincoln College of New England as Valedictorian of his graduating class, graduating Summa Cum Laude, with a cumulative 4.0 GPA.
Craig is an active member of Bethany Covenant Church in Berlin where he has served and volunteered in numerous capacities. Craig is currently a leader and counselor with the Senior High Youth Group, serves on the Youth Christian Formation Team, a former member of the Youth Pastor Search Committee and a former leader and counselor for the Junior High Youth Group. Craig is also an assistant Scoutmaster with Troop 41, which is sponsored by Bethany Covenant Church, and is the troop that Craig grew up with as a child.
In his spare time Craig enjoys being in the outdoors as much as possible including going camping, hiking or spending time at the beach. During the summer months Craig enjoys taking long rides around CT on his motorcycle and in the winter months Craig is an avid skier and snow boarder. Craig also enjoys working with children and youth and spends much of his free time volunteering with the Boy Scouts and with his church.