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George D. Bancroft

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George D. Bancroft, 59, of Eagleville, PA passed away at his home on Sunday, December 16, 2012. George was the soul mate of Barbara, the best father in the world to Diane, George & Stephen, and an awesome Grandpop to Stephen, Jr. and Alyssa. George was born October 1, 1953 in Philadelphia, to Walter E. and Marie (Kleinschmidt) Bancroft. He married Barbara (Bochey) in 1975. George graduated from North Penn High School and Penn State University. He was employed as a Police Officer in Lower Merion Township until his retirement in 2003. Most recently, George was employed by the North Penn School District as a Security Officer. George will be remembered by all as a kind, honest man who always took time to help others. George is survived by his wife Barbara, his daughter Diane of Lansdale, son George, Jr. (his wife Stacey) of Eagleville, son Stephen of Eagleville and two grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother Walter of Conshohocken, sister Regina Ingrassia of Quakertown, brother Ed of North Wales and brother Ron (wife Katie) of North Wales. He was predeceased by his parents, grandparents and his brother Thomas. A visitation will take place from 9 AM to 10:50 AM with a Funeral Mass to follow at 11 AM at Visitation BVM Church 196 North Trooper Rd. Norristown, PA. Interment will take place at a later time. Kindness, honesty and a great sense of humor were George's defining characteristics. Please honor him by performing some act of kindness; donating time or making a donation to a soup kitchen, a volunteer organization, or maybe helping an elderly neighbor. George did all these things many times during his life. Services entrusted to Szpindor-Meyers Funeral Home in Trooper, PA. Condolences: www.MeyersFH.com

Published in The Times Herald on Dec. 18, 2012
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