Pelham, NH — Francis M. "Frank" Hancock, 77, of Pelham, N.H., passed away on March 15 following a long illness. Frank was born on July 25, 1936, in East Boston to George and Helen (Cunningham) Hancock. After serving in the Army he worked at the Naval Ship Yard and then was employed by General Electric in Lynn for 24 years. In 1993, Frank started his own Pest Control company, Minuteman Pest Control in Salem, N.H. Frank is survived by his wife of 31 years, Paula (Robinson) Hancock; sons, Scott Hancock of Warren, N.H., David Hancock of Moscow Maine, Shon Dubois of Pelham, N.H., and James Dubois of Derry, N.H.; grandsons, Joseph Hancock, a Green Beret and his wife, Sara of North Carolina, William Hancock of Illinois, Scott Hancock Jr. and his wife, Crystal of Bath, N.H., and Jacob Dubois of Methuen, Mass.; and four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Frank loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisherman. He always had a story or a joke to share. He was a member of Crossroads Church in Pelham and the Pelham Senior Center. He was loved and will be missed by all.
ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours will be at Crossroads Church, 43 Atwood Road, Pelham, NH, from 9 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 18, with a service to follow at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at the church. Burial will be in Gibson Cemetery, Pelham. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the National Kidney Foundation, Finance Dept., 30 East 33rd St., NY, NY 10016. Arrangements are by The Goundrey & Dewhirst Funeral Home, 42 Main Street, Salem, NH. To send an online condolence, please visit, www.goundreydewhirstfuneral.com or www.facebook.com/GoundreyDewhirstFuneralHome.