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“Brian was a great men and My prayers is always with the Hancock family. ”
1 of 27 | Posted by: Richy Schwalm - Billerica, MA

“My deepest sympathies to the entire Hancock And Cate Families. Stay strong for each other and remember the good times! May God Bless you all! Love...Read More »
2 of 27 | Posted by: Janice Lovie - Sherwood Park, AB

“Love You More !!!! ”
3 of 27 | Posted by: Kel ( Princess) Hancock - MA

“Joe, May condolences to you and your family on the loss of Brian. DJ ”
4 of 27 | Posted by: Don Saulnier - West Yarmouth, MA

“Love You More !!!! ”
5 of 27 | Posted by: Kel ( Princess) Hancock - MA

“Aunt Marty and Uncle Joe. My deepest sorrow to hear the loss of Brian. Also just learned of the loss of Johnny. Deepest Sympathy. Nephew Chris ”
6 of 27 | Posted by: Chris Bourque - Family

“My deepest condolences to Joe, Marie and the rest of the Hancock family. I hope there is some comfort in knowing that Brian will not be forgotten....Read More »
7 of 27 | Posted by: Michael Grigorakos - Waltham, MA

“My deepest sympathy to all of the Hancock Family. May his memory be eternal ”
8 of 27 | Posted by: Debbie Chiavaras - Waltham, MA

“Dear Joe, My Deepest Sympathy to you and your family on the loss if your brother Brian. Keeping you in thought and prayer during this most difficult...Read More »
9 of 27 | Posted by: Kyle McCluskey - Hollis, NH

“R.I.P Brian god must have big plans for you to have taken you so young. Our hearts go out to your family at such a difficult and sad time..❤ ”
10 of 27 | Posted by: Linda and Eric Angelo - NH

“"5885" forever ”
11 of 27 | Posted by: Elisa Morvillo - Waltham - Family

“Sorry for your loss Jason. My thoughts and prayers to you and your family. ”
12 of 27 | Posted by: Debbie Szydlowski - Hudson, MA

“I will always see your face when ever I look at our son. He has your heart. "5885" always ”
13 of 27 | Posted by: Elisa Morvillo - Waltham, MA

“I had the honor of working. with Brian at Engine 7. Brian was a true professional and dedicated firefighter. I enjoyed many laughs with Brian, when...Read More »
14 of 27 | Posted by: Bob Marshall - Waltham - Friend

“Brian, sorry you had to leave all of us to soon. I'll always remember the laughs, stories, the rides we had together.Great times buddy. Gonna miss ya...Read More »
15 of 27 | Posted by: Robert Devoe - Newton, MA

“I worked with Brian at Tom Lyons Tire two years ago. He will be missed. He was always nice to me. ”
16 of 27 | Posted by: David Mello - Lexington, MA

“rest in peace buddy,going to miss our conversations when you stopped by Christmas motors, " semper fi " ”
17 of 27 | Posted by: billy rivers - amherst, NH

“love you!!! ”
18 of 27 | Posted by: karen

“Brian may you Rest In Peace. Your friendship and honesty will be sorely missed. Thank you for your service to our country and to the citizens of the...Read More »
19 of 27 | Posted by: A friend

Brian on his bike. “Love to my dear brother Brian, my heart is so broken that you were called to home for your wings. Way to young and way to fast. I wish I could of...Read More »
20 of 27 | Posted by: Sandra Cate - Holden, MA

“RIP Brian. You'll be missed by many Thank you for always making us laugh and helping us at the Ranch when ever we needed it. ”
21 of 27 | Posted by: Yvette Mulholland - Smithfield, RI

“rest in peace my friend ”
22 of 27 | Posted by: dotty geraigery - waltham, MA

“May you be resting in the sweetest peace. Kenny is there waiting for you. All the good times on Robbins Street. Your in great company. My sympathies...Read More »
23 of 27 | Posted by: Donna Wentworth - Berkley, MA

“Rest in peace..Brother ”
24 of 27 | Posted by: Eddy Noonan - Boynton Beach, FL

“Brian and Family, I will never forget all the Years from Polaroid on! We had some great times and fantastic rides, that last a lifetime. May you...Read More »
25 of 27 | Posted by: Paul McPherson - Waltham, MA

“Sandy and Doug and family:I am so sorry to hear of your brothers passing. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this sad time....Read More »
26 of 27 | Posted by: Vana Oslowski - Family Friend

“My condolences to the Hancock Family, Brian was one of a kind, He would always make you laugh with his humor,comments and always left you guessing.R...Read More »
27 of 27 | Posted by: Tim Kelly - Waltham./Marlborough, MA


Ashby – Mr. Brian R. Hancock, of Ashby, formerly of Waltham, died Friday, March 3, 2017 at his home. He was 59.

Brian was born in Waltham on July 2, 1957, a son of Joseph W. and Marie M. (Pellerin) Hancock of Waltham. He had been a lifelong resident before moving to Ashby three years ago. After high school Brian served with the United States Marine Corps and later became a firefighter with the Waltham Fire Department until his retirement.

In addition to his parents he leaves his wife, Mary E. (Barry) Hancock; his children, Kelly J., Jason B. and Brian E. Hancock, all of Waltham; his grandchildren, Darrin McGrath and Dillan Hancock; his brother and sister, Joseph W. Hancock and his wife, Barbara, of Framingham and Sandra Cate and her husband, Douglas, of Holden; his dear friends, Karen Peladeau and Kevin Blanchard and many nieces and nephews.

Brian was also a brother of the late John M. Hancock.

Family and friends will honor and remember Brian's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Wednesday, March 8th from 4 to 8 p.m. and again at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday morning before leaving in procession to Saint Jude Church, 147 Main Street, Waltham where his Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow in Mount Feake Cemetery, Waltham.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 260 Cochituate Road, #200, Framingham, MA 01701.