Beatrice Hancock, 90

January 05, 2009

AUG. 8, 1918-JAN. 2, 2009

Beatrice Hancock, 90, of Hagerstown, died Friday, Jan. 2, 2009, at Julia Manor Health Care Center in Hagerstown.

Born Aug. 8, 1918, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Helen Penner Ruck.

Her husband of 45 years, Nelson Theodore Hancock, preceded her in death in 1980.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of Otterbein United Methodist Church in Hagerstown.

She is survived by one daughter, Gloria Bailey of Hagerstown; three sons, Jack Hancock of Florida, and Vernon Hancock and Dennis Hancock, both of Hagerstown; one sister, Nellie Dowler of Hagerstown; one brother, Glen Ruck of Philadelphia; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, Hagerstown. Pastor Gary L. Zook will officiate. Burial will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery.


Family and friends will be received Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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