May 18, 1921 – February 25, 2012
Betty passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 25, 2012 at the age of 90 years and went to join her best friend and husband Jack.
Betty was a Life Member of the Eastern Star Zenith Chapter No. 85 in Cochrane. She is survived by her son Bill and Jude Bancroft; daughter Judy Sydenham and Bill Lawson; her beloved grandchildren, Jennifer and Jay Bruggencate, Guy and Megan Bancroft, Stephen Sydenham and Michelle Steinke, Michael Sydenham, and Laura Sydenham; and her great-grandchildren, Janna, Gerrit and Jacklyn Bruggencate, and Ella and Lily Bancroft. She is also survived by her sister Marg Chalack; sisters-in-law, Gertie Hawkwood, Leona Hawkwood, Aurica Hawkwood, Doreen Hawkwood and all the extended Hawkwood family. She is also survived by her brother-in-law Tim Bancroft. She was predeceased by her parents Arthur and Isabella Hawkwood; sister Agnes Ritchie; brothers, Tom, Miles, Jack, and Joe Hawkwood; and great-granddaughter Trina Bruggencate.
There will be no funeral services held for Betty. Her family wishes you to remember her pouring a cup of tea and serving her famous scones. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Kerby Centre, 1133 – 7 Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2P 1B2 Telephone: 403-265-0661 or to the charity of the donor’s choice.
In living memory of Betty Bancroft, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Cochrane Funeral Home, 369 RAILWAY STREET, COCHRANE. Telephone: (403) 932-4740.Print This Obituary & Condolences