Maj Stephen Bancroft (Ret'd), RCE
We regret to advise that Major Stephen Merle Bancroft RCE (Ret'd) passed away peacefully on 25 August 2003 in Glen Haven Manor, New Glasgow, NS.
A graduate of Acadia University with a B.Sc. degree, specializing in geology with engineering, Stephen subsequently attained a civil engineering degree at Nova Scotia Technical College. He had a long and distinguished service career in the Royal Canadian Engineers that began in the Second World War and included assignments in British Columbia, Yukon Territory, Ontario and New Brunswick. During that time he also served overseas with the United Nations in Palestine. Upon retirement as Major in 1967, Stephen was employed by the Federal Department of Labour in Fredericton, N.B. until his second retirement in 1981.
In accordance with Stephen's wishes, there will no funeral or memorial service. A private family interment will take place in Lower Horton Cemetery, Hortonville.