Taylor “Tay” J. Hokanson, 21, a lifelong resident of Keene died from injuries sustained in an automobile accident on Sunday, May 7, 2023, in Sullivan.
Taylor was born the son of Rebecca J. (Chamberlain) and Jeffrey W. Hokanson on January 11, 2002, in Keene. He was educated locally and attended Keene High School.
He was employed at the Shipping Shack in Keene as a Customer Service Representative for the past eight months.
Taylor had many interests in life. He loved fishing, archery, and biking. Doing anything outdoors appealed to him. He was a lover of animals and was very artistic. Taylor enjoyed making people smile he was quite the funny character. He also had a big heart and would help anyone in need. He was a free-spirited kid and he will be missed by everyone who knew him.
Mr. Hokanson is survived by his parents, Jeffrey and Rebecca Hokanson of Keene; his brother, Spencer W. Hokanson of Woburn, MA and his girlfriend, Julia Curro of Tewksbury, MA; a grandmother, Beverly Hokanson of Shrewsbury, MA. Aunts and Uncles: Garrett Chamberlain and his wife, Kari of Jaffrey, NH; Douglas Benoit and his wife, Kimberly of Concord, NH; David Benoit and his wife, Lois of Etowah, TN; Glenn Hokanson and his significant other, Karen Jenket of Shrewsbury, MA; Ronald Hokanson and his wife, Dina of Springfield, MA and Karen Hokanson of West Grove, PA. In addition, he is survived by many cousins, extended family and friends. Taylor is pre-deceased by his grandparents, William E. Chamberlain, Phyllis A. Chamberlain and Kenneth E. Hokanson.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday, May 11, 2023, from 5 to 8 pm. A celebration of life service will occur on Friday, May 12, 2023, at 11 am. all in the funeral chapel. Burial will follow at Monadnock View Cemetery, Park Ave. Keene, NH. Flowers will gladly be accepted. However, the family would prefer donations be made in memory of Taylor J. Hokanson to Monadnock Humane Society, 101 West Swanzey Rd. Swanzey, NH. 03446. All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Chapel, 44 Maple Ave. Keene, NH. 03431. WWW.cheshirefamilyfh.com