Adrian Anthony PollockSeptember 2, 1943 ~ June 21, 2018 (age 74)
Dr. Adrian Anthony Pollock, age 74, of Yardley, PA, died on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at his home, with his loving wife and two devoted sons by his side. Born in Stafford, England, and raised in Weston-super-Mare, Dr. Pollock lived in London, England, moved to California in 1975, and then settled in Yardley in 1986.
He attended the University of Cambridge at Queens College from 1961-1964, where he achieved his Master's Degree in Natural Sciences. He continued his education at Imperial College of London for his Ph.D. from 1964-1968. He worked at Mistras Group, Inc. located in Princeton Jct., NJ from 1985 until his death, where he worked as a physicist in mechanical and industrial engineering. He belonged to many groups and committees, including ASNT/ASTM/ASME/AEWG/EWGAE, among other organizations related to his career. He was an icon in non-destructive testing (NDT) and his contributions to Acoustic Emission.
He was a longtime parishioner of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Yardley, where he was instrumental in forming their website. He was also on their Vestry Committee, and played piano for the children at the Children's service on Sundays.
Son of the late Erskine and Barbara (Bostock) Pollock, he is survived by his wife of 32 years Jane (Coffin) Pollock, two sons Andrew Pollock of Yardley and Cameron Pollock of Baltimore, MD, two sisters Susan Banning of Norfolk, England and Jannice Hale of Lewes, England, one niece, two nephews, four great nieces and many cousins and acquaintances in England.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral service at 2 PM on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 47 W. Afton Ave., Yardley, PA 19067. The Rev. Hilary Greer will officiate. His interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Friends may call Friday evening from 6-9 PM, and on Saturday morning from 12:30 – 1:30 PM at the J. Allen Hooper Funeral Chapel, 41 W. Trenton Ave., Morrisville, PA.
Flowers will be accepted, however, memorial contributions in Dr. Pollock’s name may be made to Prostate Cancer Research Fund / Columbia University Department of Urology, Columbia University Irving Medical Center, Office of Development, 516 West 168th St., Third Floor, New York, NY 10032.
Prostate Cancer Research Fund/Columbia University Dept. of Urology, Irving Medical Center, Office of
516 West 168th St., Third Floor, New York NY 10032