HANCE, GRACE ANN, 69, of Millsboro, DE and formerly of Laurel and Dayton, MD passed away on May 4, 2013 at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. She was born on December 28, 1943 to Grace and the late John Richley Williams in Bowie. She graduated from Laurel High School in 1961. She retired after 37 years from the Department of Agriculture (Aphis) as a Budget Analyst. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her sister Joan "Susie" Williams Guider. She is survived by her husband of 45 years Raymond Wayne Hance; daughters Tina Rae (Hance) Morroni and her husband Michael and Shelly Hance Deale and her husband Rick; grandchildren Emma Morroni (age 13), Michael Morroni (age 10), Grace Deale (age 4), and Trey Deale (age 18 months); siblings John Williams, Jr. and his wife Linda, Betty Ledford, and David Williams and his wife Christine. She is also survived by her nephew Bryan Ireland (whom she considered a son), many other nieces, nephews and extended family. Visitation will be held Thursday, May 9, 2013 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at DONALDSON FUNERAL HOME, P.A. 313 Talbott Avenue, Laurel, MD 20707. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, May 10, 2013 at 10 am at St. Mary of the Mills Catholic Church, 114 St. Mary's Place, Laurel, MD 20707. Interment will follow at Ivy Hill Cemetery in Laurel. Because Grace was a Breast Cancer survivor, memorial contributions may be made to
, Attn: Donor Services, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265-0309 or online at www.komen.org. Online condolences may be made at www.donaldsonfuneralhome.com.
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Donaldson Funeral Home, P. A.
313 Talbott Avenue Laurel, MD 20707
Published in the Bowie Blade-News on May 9, 2013