Former Bristol resident Marita K. DeLisle, 75, of Plano TX, passed away on Thursday, May 25, 2017, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Watertown NY to the late Clellon and Kathleen Bancroft, she was also predeceased by her sister, Anne Andres and brothers, John and Vincent Bancroft. Marita was a loving person devoted to her family. She is survived by her husband and best friend of over 54 years, Richard D. DeLisle; daughter, Kathleen Lodi and husband, Robert of Chelmsford MA; son, Richard DeLisle and wife, Cathy of McKinney TX; daughter, Danielle Bowen and husband, Rees of Dallas TX; brothers, Daniel Bancroft of Southgate CA and William Bancroft and wife, Helen of Anchorage AK; her cherished grandchildren, Matthew DeLisle and Ava Bowen and several nieces and nephews. A private funeral Mass will be held at St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church in Plano, TX. Condolences may be sent to www.AriaCremation.com .