Former CBS 21 anchor Robb Hanrahan, who worked at the Pennsylvania station for a decade, has passed away aged 60.

News of Hanrahan’s death was announced by his former station on Monday (4 July) as it was revealed he had passed away at the weekend.

Tributes to the anchor have taken over social media, as many send their condolences to Robb Hanrahan’s wife, Stacey.

We get to know Stacey, who worked alongside her husband for many years at CBS 21, a bit better….

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Robb Hanrahan and wife Stacey worked together

Like her husband, Stacey Hanrahan is also familiar to CBS 21 audiences as she worked alongside her husband as a meteorologist and assistant news director at the station.

The 37-year-old meteorologist joined the Pennsylvania station in 2010 but last year, after an 11-year stint, she stepped away from her role.

At the time, Penn Live reported Stacey would be leaving local TV to pursue a role in communications and outreach for the Susquehanna River Basin Commission.

Prior to her role at CBS 21, she worked at several local stations, including NBC affiliate WGAL as a traffic reporter and as a freelance meteorologist at Johnstown station WJAC.

Robb and Stacey met at WFOR

While Robb Hanrahan and wife Stacey worked alongside each other at CBS 21, they first crossed paths at Miami, Florida, station WFOR.

Stacey started her career in Miami as part of the investigative unit of WTVJ. However, it was her stint at WFOR, where she worked on the assignment desk, where she met Hanrahan.

As well as anchoring as part of WFOR during his career, Hanrahan also worked as part of another Miami station, WSVN.

In an interview with Penn Live in 2021, Hanrahan opened up on how they met. He explained: “We’d worked together before we arrived in Harrisburg. We met at work actually in Miami.”

Robb Hanrahan retired after almost four decades last year

Hanrahan stepped down from his anchoring role at CBS 21 last year as he announced his retirement.

He had been part of the station for a decade, having worked a total of 38 years in the broadcast industry.

As well as working across local stations in Miami and Pennsylvania, Hanrahan also anchored in New York City.

During his stint reporting in the city, Hanrahan covered the 9/11 attacks in 2001.

Colleagues and viewers post tributes to Robb Hanrahan

The CBS 21 anchor is survived by wife Stacey, their son and his daughter.

Following news of his passing, colleagues and viewers who followed him throughout his career dedicated posts across social media.

Fellow CBS anchor Jasmine Brooks, who joined the station in 2017, wrote on Facebook: “Thinking of my dear friend meteorologist Stacey Hanrahan and her son. Such tragic and surreal news.”

Steve Knight, who has worked at the Pennsylvania station for two decades, said how lucky he felt to have known Hanrahan as he honoured his long-time friend and colleague in a post on Facebook.

Pennsylvania representative Scott Perry and state rep Andrew Lewis were also among the many who posted tributes to Hanrahan.

The Focus sends its condolences to the family and friends of Robb Hanrahan at this difficult time.

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