Steven Lee Bankert, 60, of Abbottstown, entered God’s eternal care, Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, at the Hershey Medical Center.
Born Feb. 19, 1957, in York, he was the son of Janet M. (Wagaman) Bankert and the late Charles E. Bankert. Steven was the loving husband of Cynthia A. (Trish) Bankert with whom he shared 40 years of marriage.
Steven was a 1975 graduate of New Oxford High School. He was a HPO and MGO operator with Magnesita Refractories Co. (formerly Baker’s Refractory), York.
Steven was a member of the McSherrystown Home Association, the Hanover Home Association, the Hanover Republican Club, the East Berlin VFW POST 8896, and AMVETS Post 22.
Steven enjoyed fishing, motorcycles, boating, bowling and golfing.
In addition to his loving wife Cynthia, Steven is survived by his two sons, Todd M. Bankert and Michael D. Bankert, both of Abbottstown; one grandchild Kylie M. Bankert; and one sister Beverly A. Keffer of New Oxford. He was preceded in death by a brother Michael E. Bankert.
Following cremation, a memorial service to celebrate and remember Steven’s life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, at the Kenworthy Funeral Home Inc., 269 Frederick St., Hanover, with Pastor Cindy Garis officiating. A visitation and time to share memories with the family will be held from 1-2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, at the funeral home. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Steven’s memory to the Diabetes Foundation, 13 Sunflower Ave., Paramus, NJ 07652.
The Kenworthy Funeral Home Inc., 269 Frederick St., Hanover, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.
Memories and condolences may be shared at www.kenworthyfh.com.