Nina L. Hanks, 85, of Mashpee died June 7 at JML Care Center in Falmouth.

She was the wife of James P. Hanks.

Born in Boston, she was the daughter of Anthony and Manuela (Alzamora) Leone. She grew up in Newton and attended Newton High School. After high school she received her bachelor’s degree from Sargent College.

She married Mr. Hanks on November 20, 1955. The couple moved to Mashpee in 1985.

Ms. Hanks worked for many years at the Mitre Corporation as a computer programmer until her retirement in 1991.

She was an avid tennis player.

In addition to her husband, she leaves two nephews, Anthony J. Leone and Andrew Leone; a niece, Wendy Leone; and other family.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Anthony A. Leone.

Burial will take place at a later date.

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