Mary D. Bancroft, 97, of Princeton died Thursday, July 24, 2014 at St. Joseph Skilled Nursing Facility surrounded by her loving family. Born in Wilimington, DE., she was a resident of Princeton for most of her life. She retired in 1975 from H.P. Clayton of Princeton. Mary was a member of St. Paul's Church, the Altar Rosary Society and the Catholic Daughters. She volunteered for many years at the Princeton Hospital. Daughter of the late Stalios and Marguerite McCarthy Frangos, wife of the late Robert D. Bancroft, Sr. she is survived by 3 sons and 3 daughters-in-law Robert D. Jr. and Janet Bancroft of Yardville, Gregory and Kathleen Bancroft of Pennington, Mark J. and Alex Bancroft of Mystic, CT., a brother James Frangos, sister Anne Bell, 4 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. A Mass of Christian burial will be held 10:00 am on Monday, July 28 at St. Paul's Church, 214 Nassau Street, Princeton. Burial will follow in the Princeton Cemetery. Friends may call on Monday morning at the church from 9:00 am until the time of the funeral mass. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that memorial contributions be made to: St. Jude's Children's Hospital 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Arrangements are under the direction of The Mather-Hodge Funeral Home, Princeton.