Carole E. Hancock



Carole E. Hancock, 78 of Bluffton, SC passed away on February 4, 2018 at MUSC, Charleston, SC.
Carole was born in Bronx, NY on February 25, 1939 to the late Herbert J. Ericson and Marion Jennings.
Carole was a registered nurse who graduated from White Plains Hospital School of Nursing; she worked at Winchester General Hospital in Winchester, MA and then moved back to Green Lawn, NY where she was a registered nurse at North Shore Medical Group; she was an active Girl Scout leader and a cruise ship veteran, having done around 25 ocean cruises; she had been a member of the Centerport Yacht Club for 40 years and was also a member of the Centerport Garden Club; she also enjoyed traveling overseas with her husband.
Carole is survived by her husband, Thomas E. Hancock of Bluffton, SC; her son, Thomas E. Hancock, Jr. of Bluffton, SC; her daughter, Lauran (Francis) Johnson of Green Lawn, NY; her sister, Martha (Steven) Mattson of Stoney Creek, NY; and grandchildren, Julia Rose Johnson and Timothy Liam Johnson. She was preceded in death by her sister, Judith Pulsifer.
The family will be receiving friends from 5:00 – 7:00 pm, on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at Sauls Funeral Home of Bluffton. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am, Thursday, February 8, 2018 at Sauls Funeral Home of Bluffton, followed by a burial at Lowcountry Memorial Gardens.
Sauls Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.