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Vance Hankinson, 51

November 26, 2010

Vance Hankinson, 51, Punxsutawney, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010, surrounded by his loving family, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.

Mr. Hankinson was born Oct. 30, 1959, in Jamestown, NY., a son of Dorothy (Cameron) Painter, who survives, of Rossiter.

He was married to Carol (Byerly) Hankinson, who survives, of Punxsutawney.

Mr. Hankinson was a devoted family man who adored his sons and granddaughter Harper. He touched the lives of many people and will be lovingly remembered by all who knew him.

In addition to his wife and mom, surviving relatives include his two sons, Nathaniel Hankinson of Punxsutawney and Stephen Currens and wife Kayla of Anita; a brother, James Hankinson and wife Lesa of Rossiter; three sisters, Pam Hankinson of Rossiter, Phyllis Byerly and husband Frank of Punxsutawney and Sue Berringer and husband Burr of Rossiter; his granddaughter, Harper Currens; nieces and nephews, Nicholas Hankinson and wife Tara of Pittsburgh, Michael Hankinson and fiancee Raeann of Denver, Co., and Shannon Byerly of Punxsutawney; a great niece, Bella Hankinson; and a great nephew, Alex Hankinson.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. today at Calvary United Methodist Church in Rossiter with the Rev. Donald Brauer and the Rev. Tim Bowser officiating.

Interment will follow at Pearce Cemetery. 

Donations may be made to the Vance Hankinson Memorial Fund at S&T Bank.

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