Cyril Banick (1928 - 2017)

  • "Mr. Banick was truly a wonderful man. We worked on several..."
    - Eulalia Thomas
  • "So sorry for your family's loss. Know that God cares and is..."
    - M Johnson
  • "Let it be"
    - Sarah Banick
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    - Sarah Banick
  • "My thoughts and prayers are with the family.GOD BLESS."
    - Buck Tinley

Cyril Joseph Banick, 88, passed away on July 24, 2017 in Augusta, Georgia. He leaves his wife of 59 years, Nancy Barrett Banick; daughter: Martha Barrett Banick Shumacker (James) of Aiken, SC; sons: Cyril Joseph Banick, Jr. of Augusta, and James Henley Banick (Karen) of Stokesdale, NC; grandchildren William Barrett Wright, Benjamin Lawson Banick and Mary Katherine Banick; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Mr. Banick, a native of Dunmore, Pennsylvania, retired from the Savannah River Site, where, for 48 years, he served the DuPont and Westinghouse Savannah River companies as a research chemist, technical information analyst, and liaison to the SRS History Project Team. His education included degrees from the University of Scranton and the Georgia Institute of Technology.

He was a member of St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus, the American Chemical Society, the Centers for Disease Control Savannah River Site Health Effects Subcommittee and the Citizens for Nuclear Technology Awareness.

The family wishes to thank the staff of Kentwood nursing facility, whose compassion and attentive care eased his last days.

Private services will be held at a later date. Those who wish to do so may remember him with a donation to the . Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. Please sign the guestbook at


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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on July 27, 2017
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