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Basil Augustus Hockensmith
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Birth: May 13, 1879
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 25, 1966
Brushtown
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA

Basil Augustus Hockensmith, 86, of Hanover R.4, Brushtown, died this morning at 2:15 in Cumberland Twp.
A son of the late James T. and Anna (Small) Hockensmith, he was a member of Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, McSherrystown, and of the Brushtown Fire Co. He was a retired employee of the Cannon Shoe Co., McSherrystown.
His wife, the former Mary Catherine Hufnagle, died in 1932.
Surviving are four children, Mrs. Mary G. Moore, Hanover; Albert J. Hockensmith, East Berlin, Peter J. Hockensmith, Hanover and Levere B. Hockensmith, Hanover; 15 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. His eight brothers and sisters preceded him in death.
Funeral services Wednesday morning with prayers at the Walter Funeral Home, McSherrystown at 8:30 and Requiem Mass at Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, at 9 o'clock with the Rt. Rev. Msgr Patrick F McGee officiating, Interment in the parish Cemetery.

Obit in the Gettysburg Times, Monday April 25, 1966.

Added July 11, 2012 at 6:18 p.m. 
 
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 Parents:
  James Thomas Hockensmith (1847 - 1907)
  Annie Rebecca Small Hockensmith (1844 - 1927)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Catherine Hufnagle Hockensmith (1889 - 1932)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Gertrude Hockensmith Moore (1908 - 1993)*
  Albert J Hockensmith (1909 - 1993)*
  Peter James Hockensmith (1915 - 1993)*
  Lavere B Hockensmith (1922 - 1996)*
 
 Siblings:
  Vincent A Hockensmith (1868 - 1927)*
  Philomena Hockensmith Yingling (1871 - 1913)*
  Ida Cecelia Hockensmith Funk (1873 - 1954)*
  Basil Augustus Hockensmith (1879 - 1966)
  Edward Joseph Hockensmith (1881 - 1948)**
  Cletus James Hockensmith (1883 - 1961)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Cemetery
McSherrystown
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: pamela crouse
Record added: Jul 11, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93449595
Basil Augustus Hockensmith
Added by: pamela crouse
 
 
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Rest at peace, cousin.
- Chris Finch
 Added: Dec. 7, 2015
 
 
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