Edith I. Bancroft, 95, Chaumont

CHAUMONT, NY — Edith Ilean Bancroft, 95, Chaumont, passed away Monday, May 14, at Hospice of Jefferson.

Ellis Farm with her family by her side.

Edith was born Sept. 22, 1922, in Kingston, Ontario, a daughter to the late Frederick and Ethel Comper Millard.

A graveside service will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, May 17, in Brownville Cemetery.

There will be no calling hours.

Edith is survived by her children, Frederick (Patricia) Bancroft, Watertown, Kathie Grant, Watertown, and Robert (Sarah) Bancroft, Chaumont; her grandchildren, Adam, Carrie, Erica, Jeff, Kimberly, Kris and Bill; and several great-grandchildren.

Besides her parents she was predeceased by a daughter and son-in-law, Bonnie and Barry Kelly and a sister and brother-in law, Doreen and Jerry Carr.

Edith worked for many years as a ward secretary at Samaritan Medical Center.

She loved knitting, fishing, gardening and was once active with the Girl Scouts.

Online condolences may be made at www.reedbenoit.com.