Gouverneur - Frederick D. "Fred" Bancroft, 79, passed away Saturday, July 13, 2013 at University Hospital in Syracuse.
A graveside service will be held Saturday, July 20 at 11:00 am at Hailesboro Cemetery with Rev. James Warrington, pastor of Macomb Community Wesleyan Church officiating. The service will honor Fred and his wife Marjorie, who passed away March 28, 2012, and the family requests that everyone dresses casually. Arrangements are with the Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur.
Fred was born March 28, 1934 in Gouverneur, the son of Burton and Helen Petrie Bancroft.
Fred graduated from Gouverneur High School and married Marjorie M. Kennedy on September 6, 1954.
He worked for several construction companies before working at Gouverneur Talc Company, and he retired from civilian employment at Fort Drum. Fred enjoyed puttering around his house, always finding a new project to improve his home.
Fred is survived by a daughter Marlee and Mack Helvie of Gouverneur; a son Mark and Carrie Bancroft of Clovis, CA; several grandchildren and great grandchildren. He is also survived by a brother, Hillard Bancroft of Dexter, several nieces and nephews.
Fred is predeceased by his wife, his parents, a brother, Bruce Bancroft, and two sisters, Helen Greenhill and Alma Gates.
Memorial donations may be made to Friends 4 Pound Paws, PO Box 394, Gouverneur, NY 13642.
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