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Edna Ruth Hancox

August 2, 1923 — May 9, 2009

Canfield- Funeral services will be at 12:30 pm Wednesday at the Lane Funeral Home Canfield Chapel for Edna Hancox who died Saturday evening. Edna was born August 2, 1923 in Valatie, N.Y. the daughter of Harold and Helen (Dewitt) DeWitt and came to Canfield 55 years ago. Edna retired from Dr. Jack Schreiber’s office in 1989 after over 25 years, and formerly taught at the Mahoning County Vocational School. She was a member of St. Michael’s Church, Canfield Garden Club. Founding member of the Canfield Friendship Club, Canfield Bridge Club and a member of the Rosary and Altar Society of the church. Edna served her country in US Coast Guard during WWII as a Yeoman, Second Class. She is survived by her daughter, Alicia (Donald) Macmillan of Slippery Rock, PA., son Fred (Kay Balcon) Hancox of Washington State, sisters; Dorothy Hoffman of Hillsdale, NY., Helen Kukon of Germantown, NY and Vange Murphy of Hasbrouch Heights, NY. She is also survived by grandchildren; Jennifer Hancox, Natalie (Jeff) Enslen, Ian (Desiree) Macmillan, Sara (Charles) Flach, Sean (Melissa) Macmillan and great grandchildren; Kayla, Krista, Hailey, Makenna, Shanna, Ashlyn and Braden. She was preceded in death by her husband of almost 60 years, Harold Hancox whom she married February 2, 1947 and who died December 1, 2006 and her sister Mary Maiorano. The family requests that memorial contributions take the form of donations to, Phillips/Hancox Memorial Fund c/o First United Church of Waterford, Waterford, NY.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Monday, May 11, 2009

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Memorial Service in the Near Future

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Starts at 12:30 pm (Eastern time)

Lane Funeral Home Canfield Chapel

65 North Broad Street, Canfield, OH 44406

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