Jessica May Hancox

February 20, 1945 - March 19, 2024



Peacefully after a lengthy illness, it is with profound sadness and heavy hearts we announce the passing of Jessica May Hancox (nee Arthur), of Winnipeg, MB on March 19, 2024, at Health Science Centre at the age of 79.

Jessica is survived by her son Calvin (Tammy); daughter Donna; grandchildren Jared (Kristy), Janessa, William (Tiffany) and Kaitlyn (Jaxson); great granddaughter Kinsley. Brothers Bruce (Debra), James and Edwin. Sisters Trudy (Cliff), & Patricia; sister in laws Myra, Lavina & Elaine and numerous nieces and nephews. Jessica was predeceased by her parents Rosa & Herbert Arthur, husband Lorne, son Trent, sister Noel, brothers-in-law Nick, Ralph, Wallace, Glenn, Fredrick & Earl; sisters-in-law Denise and Lyla.

On February 20, 1945 Jessica was born in Vita, MB to Rosa (nee Warrack) & Herbert Arthur. Jessica grew up and attended school in Dominion City MB where she met her husband Lorne. In 1970 the family moved north to Thompson, MB where Jessica raised her children at home until she later began her career with the province in Health and Social Services. Amongst many roles, she coordinated medical supplies and equipment to Northern Nursing stations. Jessica later transferred to Selkirk working as an Activity Coordinator in Mental Health. Jessica was a talented crafter, enjoyed watching her grandsons curl, granddaughters play hockey, supporting local hockey and stock car racing.

A private internment for family will take place at a later date in Dominion City, MB. In lieu of flowers a donation can be made to a charity of one’s choice.