Robert W. Hansen, 88, of West Tisbury and formerly of Long Island, N.Y., died Feb. 21 at his home in West Tisbury.

Survivors include his children, MaryLou Hansen-McCarthy and her husband Stephen McCarthy of West Tisbury, Robert W. Hansen Jr. of Scarborough, Me., Jean Carol McClean of Bethpage, N.Y. and Cathleen Anne Pellicci and her husband Dominique of Napanoch, N.Y.; 13 granchildren including Elizabeth Anne Gunn of Miami Beach, Fla. and West Tisbury, Erin Kathleen Gunn of Boston and West Tisbury, Benjamin James Gunn and Michael Colin Gunn of West Tisbury, step-grandaughter Ashley McCarthy of Marston Mills and Vineyard Haven, Scott Hansen and his wife Tracy of Hampton Bays, N.Y., Gregory Hansen and his wife Serena of Hampton Bays, N.Y., Kaiya and Jari Hansen of Scarborough, Me., Dr. Corinne Conroy and her husband Patrick of Leander, Tex., Nancy Lynch and her husband Scott of Patchoque, N.Y., Michael O'Rourke of Patchoque, N.Y., and Timothy McClean of Bethpage, N.Y.; six great-grandchildren; a brother, Roscoe Hansen and his wife, Catherine, of Absecon, N.J.; and many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his wife, Anna McGivney Hansen; his parents; two sisters, including his twin sister; a brother; a daughter and son in law .

A full obituary will appear in a later edition of the Vineyard Gazette.