Southborough – Eric James Hanslip, 87, of Southborough, passed away peacefully Feb. 4, 2019 at the Care Dimensions Hospice House in Lincoln, after a period of declining health.
Born in London, he came to the United States in 1965 to create a better life for himself. During his years in London, Eric drove double decker buses and performed as lead singer in London pubs. Upon arriving in Massachusetts, he obtained a position as chauffeur and caretaker for the owner of a large trucking company. Finally Eric was foreman for a plastics company until his retirement.
While he was living at Colonial Gardens, he was instrumental in the creating morning coffee sessions where tenants could talk about different issues.
He will be remembered by many for his caring ways and great personality.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 6, at 11 a.m., at the Morris Funeral Home of Southborough.