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William E. Hancock

December 22, 2017

William E. Hancock, 80, of Danville, PA passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at Grandview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Danville, PA.   He was born April 8, 1937 in Danville, PA; the son of the late Harry and Anna (Heimbach) Hancock. 

William graduated from Danville Area High School in 1955. 

William served his country in the United States Army National Guard. 

He was married for 59 years to Dorothy H. Nevius Hancock whom he married September 20, 1958. 

William was employed at Chef-Boyardee for a few years and went on to work at TRW as an expeditor and then as an inspection supervisor and production control manager at Textron from where he retired. 

William enjoyed doing yard work and was an avid sports fan cheering on the New York Yankees and Philadelphia Phillies. His greatest enjoyment in life was spending time with his family. 

In addition to his wife, he is survived by one son; William E. “Skip” Hancock, II, of Danville and one daughter; Traci Ann Crone and husband Stanley of Danville.  William is also survived by five grandchildren; William E. “DJ” Hancock III, Danielle Hancock, Stephanie Hancock, David Crone and Gracie Crone; eight great-grandchildren; Lily, Chuck, Kasey, Aiden, Emilee, Anthony, Wade, and Isabella. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.  

He was preceded in death by one child at infancy.

Services will be held at the convenience of the family. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the SPCA, 2801 Bloom Road, Danville, PA 17821.

Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 42 West Mahoning Street Danville PA.  www.visneski.com

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