Obituaries

Jay Hersh
B: 1940-03-27
D: 2020-01-16
View Details
Hersh, Jay
Doris Whitman Tartakoff
B: 1930-01-06
D: 2020-01-16
View Details
Tartakoff, Doris Whitman
Mary "Sitte" Abidiwan-Lupo
B: 1956-05-27
D: 2020-01-14
View Details
Abidiwan-Lupo, Mary "Sitte"
Jerri Hershman
D: 2020-01-13
View Details
Hershman, Jerri
Bonnie Velazquez
B: 1950-01-23
D: 2020-01-06
View Details
Velazquez, Bonnie
Rosemarie Canty
B: 1941-07-11
D: 2020-01-04
View Details
Canty, Rosemarie
Stacey Flynn
B: 1963-07-07
D: 2020-01-01
View Details
Flynn, Stacey
Steven Reimer
B: 1969-11-06
D: 2020-01-01
View Details
Reimer, Steven
Margaret "Marge" Lewandowski
B: 1941-04-26
D: 2019-12-30
View Details
Lewandowski, Margaret "Marge"
James Frantz
B: 1935-12-19
D: 2019-12-28
View Details
Frantz, James
Bruce Miller
B: 1956-08-30
D: 2019-12-27
View Details
Miller, Bruce
Velma Jean DiRoberto
B: 1937-04-26
D: 2019-12-26
View Details
DiRoberto, Velma Jean
Bruce Shankin
B: 1959-04-21
D: 2019-12-19
View Details
Shankin, Bruce
Gregory Czura Esq.
B: 1945-05-01
D: 2019-12-17
View Details
Czura Esq., Gregory
Rose Matarese
B: 1925-04-24
D: 2019-12-16
View Details
Matarese, Rose
Marijo Highland
B: 1929-04-17
D: 2019-12-16
View Details
Highland, Marijo
Kimberly Schroeder
B: 1973-11-18
D: 2019-12-16
View Details
Schroeder, Kimberly
Carl Lupo
B: 1953-09-14
D: 2019-12-13
View Details
Lupo, Carl
William "Bill" Rech
B: 1934-01-08
D: 2019-12-11
View Details
Rech, William "Bill"
Margaret "Mitsy" Granzow
B: 1940-09-22
D: 2019-12-11
View Details
Granzow, Margaret "Mitsy"
John Morgan
B: 1927-02-25
D: 2019-12-02
View Details
Morgan, John

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries

344 North Main Street
Doylestown, PA 18901
Fax: (215) 348-0680
Email: info@varcoethomasfuneralhome.com

344 N. Main Street
Doylestown, PA 18901
Phone: 215-348-8930
Fax: 215-348-0680
Bruce Shankin

Bruce H. Shankin

April 21, 1959 - December 19, 2019
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Bruce Shankin, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family of Bruce Shankin with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Obituary

Bruce H. Shankin of Upper Black Eddy passed away on Thursday, December 19, 2019 at the age of 60.

He was the beloved husband of Maria Palmer Shankin and the devoted father of Griffin and Marin.

Born in Philadelphia PA, he was the son of Frances Levin Shankin and Leon Shankin.

He graduated from George School in Newtown, PA and Antioch College in Ohio.

Bruce was the founder of the Green Building Collaborative and was involved in sustainable building. He studied integrated design at Boston Architectural College. Bruce loved to play the guitar and sing in the choir at George School.
He enjoyed time with his family and friends and his dog Caine.

He was an active member of the Solebury Friends Meeting and the George School Choir.

In addition to his wife Maria and children, Bruce is survived by his loving sister Wendy Shankin-Cohen and brother Alan M. Shankin as well as his sister-in-law Donna Shankin, brothers-in-law Mark and Matthew Palmer and Dr. Harvey Cohen and loving nieces and nephews, Jill ,John and Anthony Marchione, Larisa Shankin Cusato, Ty, Remington and Lincoln Cohen, Kiley and Kennedy Cusato, and Mia, John, Harper, Emma and Lola Gibson.

A Celebration of Life in honor of Bruce is planned for the spring of 2020.

Arrangements were under the direction of the Varcoe-Thomas Funeral Home, 344 North Main Street, Doylestown, PA 18901.

Send condolences to www.varcoethomasfuneralhome.com
Read Less

To send flowers in memory of Bruce H. Shankin, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.
No funeral details available.

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Bruce here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Flowers
Provide comfort for the family of Bruce H. Shankin by sending flowers.
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist
W

wildwilly105@hotmail.com

Posted at 09:55am
We first got to know Bruce through Lia at the Green Living Center in Lambertville. We were planning some renovations for which we wanted to use sustainable materials and building practices. Lia recommended Bruce. For two difficult projects Bruce did a wonderful job. We found him to be warm , considerate, knowledgeable and determined to "make it right" as he would say. We enjoyed being in his company, learning about his family and his commitment to doing right by the environment. We wish that we could have gotten to know him better. We were quite saddened to learn of his need for a new heart. Bruce, you are missed.
With sincere gratitude for having the pleasure to have known Bruce, even a little. He won't be soon forgotten.
Nancy & Bill Sultzer
IL

Ivy Lyons

Posted at 08:58am
Thinking of you & wishing you & your family find comfort in all the great memories shared with Bruce.
Sincerely,
Ivy & Rick Lyons
MA

Michael Agnew

Posted at 06:40pm
I was really sorry to hear this news. I first met Bruce when he was with the Center Club back in the 1980s. I would see him periodically over the years. I truly admired his intelligence and entrepreneurial spirit. I last saw him at Giant within the past year, with his children and he was lovingly embracing his son while standing in line. He was very kind and a great guy.

Michael Agnew
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album