Florence "Flo" Amy Alice Bancroft
Florence "Flo" Amy Alice (Auton) (Steele) (Thomas) Bancroft - 93, of Scott’s Bay, Kings County, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at home. Born in England, she was a daughter of the late John and Laura (Harris) Auton. She immigrated to Canada as a war bride in 1946. She is survived by children, Joy (Calvin) Tupper, Scott’s Bay; Sonia (Peter) Eagar, Canaan; Brian Steele, Wolfville; grandchildren, John, Heather, Christa and Tanya; great grandchildren, Dawson, Hannah, Jeremy, Taitum, Grace, Bridgett, Madison, Elijah, James, Ella Elizabeth, Sarah, Isabella, Isaiah, Ezra, Emmy and Daisy; great great granddaughter, Peyton; a special niece Margaret (Brian) Kenvyn, England; many additional nieces, nephews and extended family members. Flo was the youngest of nine children and was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was predeceased by husbands, Frank Steele, Reverend Harold Thomas and Carl Bancroft; sisters, May, Laura, Betty and Emily; brothers, Walter, Percy, Jack and Bert. Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation by request. A funeral service and reception will be held at a later date in the White Family Funeral Home, Kentville, Reverend John Andrew (grandson) and Thelma MacDonald officiating. Burial will take place in the Scott’s Bay Cemetery. Donations in memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, the Lung Association or the Valley Regional Hospital – Carey-Me Fund (in support of palliative care in the home. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville.