Paul L. Hancy
AVON - Passed away June 1, 2021 at age 90. He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Theresa (Zito) Hancy; sister Dorothy (Samuel) Zito; four grown children; whom he had such pride for; Deborah Moore, David (Cindy) Hancy, Michael (Michelle) Hancy, Susan (Gary) Salter; his beloved eight grandchildren, Jason (Sarah) Moore, Sean Moore (Heather Main), Brittany (Alex) Albrecht, Ryan (Samantha) Hancy, Abigail Salter (Daniel Christian), Emma Salter, Dawson and Logan Hancy; seven great grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and friends.
Paul was predeceased by his parents Elmer and Aimee Hancy; siblings, Josephine Vaughn, Esther Mattison, Lynn Hancy, Helen Halbeck, Elizabeth “Betty” DioGuardi, Donald Hancy; granddaughter, Ashley Hancy.
Paul was born on November 17, 1930 in Romulus, NY. Paul was the sixth of eight children of Elmer and Aimee Hancy. Paul served in the U.S. Army from 1948 - 1952, joining when he was just 17 years old. He was proud to serve during the Korean War stationed in Germany and was a member of the American Legion Post #294 and VFW Post 5292 in Avon, NY.
Paul worked for Delco for 36 years, retiring in 1988. He loved his family fiercely - his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren were the pride of his life. All that knew him knew he was a kind hearted, fun-loving, and jovial in spirit. He will be missed by many and he will live on through his loved ones. A special thank you to the Care Team at Wilmont Cancer Center, especially Dr. Michael Cummings whom dad had utmost respect for; to Dr. Balaji and staff for the many years of care; and to Highland Hospital East 5 providers, nurses and staff!
Family and friends are invited to call Sunday, June 6, 2021 from 3 - 6 PM at the Stephenson - Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc. 350 Genesee Street, Avon where his Funeral Service will be held Monday, June 7, 2021 at 10 AM. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Joseph Gallipeau Post # 294 PO Box 132 Avon, NY 14414 or the American Cancer Society.