Originally created 12/29/00

Mrs. Ophelia Bancroft



AIKEN - Mrs. Ophelia F. Wirebach Kukoda Bancroft, 79, of Tracewood Place, died Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2000, at Aiken Regional Medical Centers.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Robert W. Snyder Funeral Home, Reiglesville, Pa.Burial will be in Durham Cemetery, Durham, Pa.

Mrs. Bancroft, a native of Hellertown, Pa., was a former seamstress and a charter member of Lehigh Consistory Auxiliary. She was a life member of Retired Officers Club and a member of Order of the Eastern Star Calypso Chapter 163, where she was a former worthy grand matron, and Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, Shippensburg, Pa.

Survivors include a daughter, Cheryl A. Larson, Aiken; a stepdaughter, Kris Bancroft, Allentown, Pa.; a sister, Edna Stackhouse, Bethlehem, Pa.; and a grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Robert W. Snyder Funeral Home.

Rivers Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

The Augusta Chronicle Dec. 29, 2000