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Brian L. Bankes

July 17, 1963 — January 26, 2021

Brian L. Bankes

Brian L. Bankes, age 57, of Old Berwick Road, Bloomsburg passed away unexpectedly at his home on Tuesday, January 26, 2021.

Born in Berwick on July 17, 1963, he was a son of Carolee (Erb) Bankes- Baldwin of Berwick and the late Paul G. Bankes, Jr. He was a 1982 graduate of Berwick High School where he played football.

Brian was last employed by Geisinger Medical Center in Danville and previously worked at Bastian Tire Co., Bloomsburg. He volunteered at Camp Victory in Millville where he taught archery and directed Camp Kydnie. He enjoyed woodworking, computers, archery and spending time with his family.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his sister Bethany Bankes and his brother-in-law, Ricky L. “Rick” Steward.

In addition to his mother, Brian is survived by his loving wife of 24 years, Cindy K. (Steward) Bankes, two daughters: Albree Boone and her fiance’ James Schwalm of Bloomsburg and Ashley, wife of Jason Wickham of Bloomsburg; a brother Paul G. Bankes, III, and his wife Elizabeth of Sterling, Va.; his mother- in- law, Caroline F. Steward of Orangeville; a brother-in-law, Ronald L. Steward and his wife Nadine of Orangeville; a sister-in-law Denise Steward of Orangeville, as well as many aunts, uncles nieces and nephews.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Dean W. Kriner, Inc., Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 325 Market Street, Bloomsburg.



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