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About Us

Who we are

Celebrating life since 1917

As a proud member of the Philadelphia community since 1917, we're honored to help families celebrate their loved ones. We pledge to ensure that every funeral and memorial service is deeply personal, fostering healing and remembrance.

What we stand for

Our promise

Today, tomorrow, and forever, our commitment to you stays the same.

Dignity

Every life is unique, and we promise to honor and respect each journey, crafting ceremonies that reflect each individual.

Guidance

Navigating grief can be overwhelming; we stand by you, providing direction and solace every step of the way.

Legacy

Beyond a service, we're committed to helping families create lasting tributes that transcend generations.

Our story

Our family has been serving grieving families with care and dignity since 1917.  Starting with Ray V. Hancock (Deceased), Undertaker on Cayuga Street in the Nicetown / Germantown section of Philadelphia, our funeral home moved to its current location on Roosevelt Boulevard in the early 1960’s.  Since our establishment, there has never been a single minute we have not been ready and “on-call” to help.  Whether you prefer services ranging from a Traditional  Funeral with visitation followed by burial in a cemetery to simple Direct Cremation to any and all types of alternative arrangements, we have the experience gained from one hundred years of continuous service to help you.  We are proud to be in our fourth generation of Hancock Family ownership and operation.  We are independent, NOT part of a larger group, big corporation, or affiliated with any other funeral homes. 

Meet the team

Our incredible staff

Helping families create lasting legacies is more than a job — it's our calling. We are here to support you in any way we can and will offer you the full attention, knowledge, and compassion you need.

Ronald Hancock

Ronald Hancock

Funeral Director and Supervisor

Harrison Hancock

Harrison Hancock

Funeral Director

We're here for you

A time to honor, comfort and heal

We help create unique and meaningful memorial services to celebrate your loved one and begin the healing process for families and friends left behind.

We’ll take care of every detail

We'll help you with everything you need with a simple step-by-step process for all of your funeral, cremation and cemetery plans.

Unique Funerals and Tributes

Every individual is unique. Which is why we offer fully customizable memorial services designed just for your family.

Compassionate customer care

We're here to answer any questions and help in any way we can – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Past memorials

“They were very careful with everything, and helped us a lot, thank you guys for everything”

Author: Raissa Lucas rated with 5 stars
Careers

We're hiring

Beyond the opportunity to truly make a difference, Hancock Funeral Home offers competitive pay, a healthy work-life balance, and many opportunities for growth.

Plan Ahead

Plan for the future, today

Pre-planning lets your loved ones focus on honoring life instead of hashing out details. Learn the choices you can make now, so a future funeral becomes more of a celebration than a burden.