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Edward Benjamin Hockenbury

May 14, 1938 — September 8, 2023

Royse City

Edward Benjamin Hockenbury

Edward Benjamin Hockenbury, a dedicated Filter Plant Operator for The Pennsylvania Gas & Water Co., passed away on September 8, 2023, at his residence in Royse City, TX. Born on May 14, 1938, in Wilkes-Barre, PA., Edward led a fulfilling life filled with love, laughter, and cherished moments with his family.

Throughout his career as a Filter Plant Operator, Edward demonstrated unwavering commitment and professionalism. He dedicated many years to ensuring the quality of water for the community he served. His hard work and attention to detail made him an invaluable member of The Pennsylvania Gas & Water Co.

Beyond his professional life, Edward was known for his profound love for his family. He always cherished spending time with them and embraced every opportunity to create lasting memories together. Edward's great sense of humor brought joy to those around him and lightened even the darkest moments.

When not working or spending time with family, Edward found solace in following all the Philadelphia Sports Teams. He was a dedicated fan who cheered on his favorite teams through both victories and defeats. Additionally, he found pleasure in vacationing on the picturesque beaches of New Jersey. These trips provided him with moments of relaxation and rejuvenation in the embrace of nature's beauty.

Edward leaves behind a legacy that will forever be treasured by his surviving family members and friends. He is survived by his son Mark Hockenbury and Mark's wife Lisa of Royse City, TX., along with grandson Casey Hockenbury and Casey's wife Cara of College Station, TX. Edward's presence will be deeply missed by those who knew him well.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Hockenbury; daughter, Cindy Csordos Hockenbury and his brother, Ralph Hockenbury.

As we bid farewell to Edward Benjamin Hockenbury, let us remember his dedication to service, his love for family, and the joy he brought through his kind-hearted nature. May his soul find eternal peace, and may his memory continue to inspire us to cherish the precious moments we share with our loved ones.

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