John Henry Hancock
(1894-1948)
Pearl Edna Warren
(1897-1940)
Viola Mae Hancock
(1936-2003)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Donald Raymond Beecher Sr.

Viola Mae Hancock 1 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 12 Sep 1936, , , PA 7
  • Marriage (1): Donald Raymond Beecher Sr. on 2 Jul 1954 in Carlisle, Cumberland, PA 1
  • Died: 25 Jan 2003, Carlisle, Cumberland, PA at age 66 7 8

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Newspaper: Shippensburg News-Chronicle: Beecher-Hancock Wedding, 9 Jul 1954, Shippensburg, Cumberland, PA. 1 Miss Viola Mae Hancock, Carlisle, R. R. 5, and Donald Robert Beecher, Dickinson, were married Friday, July 2. Rev. Simpson B. Daugherty performed the single ring ceremony in the parsonage of the Grace Evangelical United Brethren church, Carlisle.

2. Residence: on 11 Jan 1958 in Dickinson, Cumberland, PA. 5

3. Obituary: The Sentinel: obituary of Viola M. Beecher on 28 Jan 2003 in Carlisle, Cumberland, PA. 8 Memorial services for Viola M. Beecher, 66, of Carlisle, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in South Fairview First Church of God, 1212 Centerville Road, Newville. She died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2003, in the Carlisle Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Beecher is survived by her husband, Donald Beecher Sr.; four sons, Ernest, James and Joseph, all of Carlisle, and Donald Jr. of Newville; two daughters, Lauri Nailor of Newville and Ellen Carey of Carlisle; 13 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; and numerous brothers and sisters.

The Cremation Society of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, is in charge of the arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Diabetes Association, 1104 Fernwood Ave., Suite 500, Camp Hill, PA 17011.


Viola married Donald Raymond Beecher Sr., son of John Raymond Beecher and Verna Eldema Moore, on 2 Jul 1954 in Carlisle, Cumberland, PA.1 (Donald Raymond Beecher Sr. was born on 26 Apr 1936 in Carlisle, Cumberland, PA 9 10 11 and died on 27 Feb 2008 in Colebrook, Lebanon, PA 2 11.)


Sources


1 <i>Shippensburg News-Chronicle</i> (Shippensburg, Cumberland, Pennsylvania.), 9 Jul 1954, page 2. Marriage of Viola Mae Hancock and Donald Robert Beecher.

2 <i>Carlisle Daily Sentinel</i> (Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania), 1 Mar 2008, obituary of Donald R. Beecher.

3 <i>Carlisle Daily Sentinel</i> (Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania), 4 Jan 1999, obituary of John D. Hancock, brother of Viola M. Beecher.

4 <i>The Sentinel (Carlisle, PA)</i> (www.cumberlink.com), 14 Aug 1964, page 5.

5 <i>The Valley Times-Star (Newville, PA)</i>, 22 Jan 1958, page 6.

6 <i>The Sentinel (Carlisle, PA)</i> (www.cumberlink.com), 13 Jan 1958, page 5.

7 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JPDM-QM8 Viola M Beecher, 25 January 2003.

8 <i>The Sentinel (Carlisle, PA)</i> (www.cumberlink.com), 28 Jan 2003, page 10, obituary of Viola M. Beecher.

9 <i>Carlisle Daily Sentinel</i> (Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania), 23 Aug 2003, Obituary of Harold R. Beecher.

10 Ancestry.com, <i>U.S. Public Records Index</i> (Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings.), Vol. 1.

11 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VMWY-RMH Donald R Beecher, 27 February 2008.



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