Kathleen (Bancroft) Mead

July 30, 1942 ~ December 10, 2020 (age 78)


Passed away on December 10, 2020, after an on-going struggle with lymphedema. Predeceased by her parents, Laurier & Betty Bancroft; husband, Haydon; son, Haydon II and brother, Bob Bancroft.

Kathy is survived by her daughter, Kimberly (Bill) Connal; grandchildren, Eileen (Tyler Walsh) & Ryan Connal; sister, Nancy Hiers; many cousins, nieces, nephews and caring friends.
She graduated from Madison High School and Rochester Business Institute and married her high school sweetheart, Haydon. She worked diligently her entire life in the family business, Automatic Bar Machining Company. Some of her lifelong hobbies included family picnics, reunions & dinners, boating, traveling, flowers & her garden, scenic drives, lunches with the “Madison Girls”, playing euchre and taking photographs.

Many thanks to the compassionate caregivers at Heathwood Assisted Living, Hill Haven Nursing Home, Lifetime Hospice and the RGH Palliative team. Special thanks to lifelong friends, Warren, Linda, Patty & Ronnie.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the YMCA Camp Gorham Legacy Project in her name, Due to COVID, there will be no calling hours. The funeral will be live-streamed on Thursday, December 17 at 10 AM. Private, family interment. The live stream may be viewed with the following link:

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