Beulah M. (Galusha) Bancroft
From: The Daily Star, Oneonta, New York
COOPERSTOWN -- Mrs. Beulah Bancroft of Schuyler
Lake died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2002, at The Meadows.
Date: January 21, 2002
She was born in Springfield on Aug. 31, 1919, a daughter of Victor and Anna
Beulah married Donald L. Bancroft on April 7, 1942. She and her family lived in
the Schuyler Lake area where she devoted herself to her family, cooking and
working on the family farm.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Peter Woytowich of
South Columbia; a son and daughter-in-law, David and Diane Bancroft of Schuyler
Lake; seven grandchildren, Ronald, Jason and Lindsay Bancroft, Peter Woytowich,
Lisa Valentine, Cheryl Myers and Jodi Clark; 19 great-grandchildren; one
great-great-grandson; three sisters, Helen Robinson of Richfield, Mildred Vair
of Eaton and Margaret Vickerson of East Springfield; and several nieces and
She was predeceased by her husband, Donald L. Bancroft; a son, Richard Bancroft;
a granddaughter, Julie Woytowich; a great-granddaughter, Tammy Clark; a sister,
Frances Beach; and two brothers, Robert and George Galusha.
A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2002, at 2 p.m. at the
Tillapaugh Funeral Home in Cooperstown, with the Rev. Robert Kazinski, pastor of
the Milford United Methodist Church, officiating.
Calling hours will be on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2002, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the
Tillapaugh Funeral Home in Cooperstown, when the family will be in attendance.
Burial will be in the spring at the Schuyler Lake Cemetery in Schuyler Lake.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Tillapaugh Funeral Service,
Cooperstown and Milford.