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Benjamin J. Hankey

November 19, 1960 ~ March 6, 2022 (age 61)


Benjamin J. Hankey, 61, of Shelocta, died Sunday, March 6, 2022, in the Indiana Regional Medical Center, Indiana.

He was born November 19, 1960, in Kittanning.

Benjamin was the former owner of Heaven Sent Ice Cream in the Pittsburgh Mills Mall.  He loved bowling, watching Nascar, watching football, hockey, and listening to music. He also loved his children and  his dogs.

He is survived by his mother, Donna Hankey of Virginia; one daughter, Brooke Hankey of Ford City; one son, Westley Hankey of Ford City; two brothers, Philip and Jeffrey Hankey, both of Virginia; and his significant other, Jayne Musacchia.

Benjamin was preceded in death by father, Josephas Hankey, and one brother, Barry Hankey.

At Benjamin's request, there will be no visitation or funeral service. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Welch Funeral Service, LLC, 1032 Fourth Avenue, Ford City.  To share memories or condolences, please visit

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