Serenity Funeral Home & Serenity Gardens Memorial Park
13401 Indian Rocks Road, Largo, FL
Marian Elizabeth Donovan
March 28, 1934 – July 8, 2019
Marian E. Hancock (Donovan) On Monday, July 8, 2019, Marian E. Hancock (Donovan), dear sister, aunt, cousin, and friend, passed away at the age of 85 in Seminole, Florida.
Marian was born on March 28, 1934, in Lawrence, Massachusetts, to Robert and Anna (Baker) Hancock. She was one of eight children and attended Lawrence schools. Marian was a long-time employee of Raytheon Company. On June 24, 1995, she married Charles (Chuck) Donovan, and they subsequently moved to Redington Shores, Florida.
Marian was an avid swimmer and enjoyed spending time both at Salisbury Beach, MA, and the Gulf of Mexico, FL. She loved to dance and attended many shows, concerts, and movies. She had great fun organizing social events in her community. Marian traveled extensively with her husband Chuck and relished collecting figurines and glass objects. She was quick to lend a helping hand to family in need and always had a fondness for long conversations with her family and friends.
Marian was preceded in death by her father Robert, mother Anna, and brothers Robert, Jr., Richard, William, James, and Raymond. She is survived by her sister Dorothy Powers of Silver Spring, Maryland, and brother Thomas Hancock of Redington Shores, Florida, as well as many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A private service will be held. Marian will be buried at St. Mary Cemetery in Lawrence, Massachusetts.