Violet V. Hanks, 93, of Gainesville, FL, formerly of West Boylston and Auburn, MA, died peacefully on July 1st at E.T. York Care Center in Gainesville after a brief illness. Calling hours for Vi will be held Friday July 13th from 5-8 pm at the BRITTON-WALLACE FUNERAL HOME, 91 Central St. Auburn, MA.

There will be a short service at the Funeral Home at 10:00 am on Saturday July 14th followed by a private burial next to her husband in Rural Cemetery, 180 Grove St. Worcester, MA. Thoughts, memories, and condolences may be offered online at

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Violet’s name to Haven Hospice at or to E.T. York Care Center, 4200 NW 90th St, Gainesville, FL 32606. A complete obituary will appear in Tuesday’s edition of the newspaper.