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Vonda L. (Farlee) Hancock

August 9, 1942 ~ June 23, 2022 (age 79) 79 Years Old
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Vonda Hancock Obituary

Vonda L. Hancock, age 79 of Defiance, peacefully passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2022 at The Laurels of Defiance.   
She was born on August 9, 1942 to the late Ford J. and Madonna (Stalhut) Farlee in Sherwood, Ohio. Vonda was a 1960 graduate of Bryan High School. On April 19, 1985 she married Ronald Hancock, who preceded her in death on July 27, 2009.

Vonda was a faithful member of St. Mary Catholic Church. She worked as a Teacher's Aide and was also a school bus driver for Tinora Schools for 33 years until her retirement in 2010. Vonda was a loving and caring wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed camping, crocheting, and loved spending time with her family. 
Vonda will be sadly missed by her daughters, Susan (Michael) Dahman of Wauseon, OH, and Karen (Foyle) Solether of Defiance, her son, Todd (Sheryl) Nagy of Zanesville, OH, seven grandchildren; Marianne (Mike) Linnebur, Rose (Nathanael) Pollock, Andrew Black, Amanda Dahman, Brianna Dahman, Tory Nagy, and Tiannah Sheets, fifteen great-grandchildren, and one great-great-granddaughter. 
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald Hancock, her brothers, Alan and Roger Farlee, her infant brother, Louis Dean Farlee, and two great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, June 26, 2022 from 2:00 to 6:00 pm at Schaffer Funeral Home in Defiance. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, June 27, 2022 at 11:00 am at St. Mary Catholic Church, with Fr. Dave Cirata officiating. Burial will follow the service at Riverside Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to St. Mary Catholic Church, or CHP Defiance Inpatient Hospice Center. Online condolences can be given at

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June 26, 2022

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Schaffer Funeral Home
529 Jefferson Ave
Defiance, Ohio 43512

Mass of Christian Burial
June 27, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Mary Catholic Church in Defiance


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