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Henry William "Bill" Crossman, 91, of Ticonderoga, passed away on Saturday, May 20, 2017, at Heritage Commons Residential Health Care of Ticonderoga.
Born in Ticonderoga, May 16, 1926, he was the son of the late Henry William and Margaret Elizabeth (Lynch) Crossman.
Mr. Crossman was a veteran of the U.S. Army-Air Force, having served as an Aerial Gunner during World War II.
He was a lifelong resident of Ticonderoga and a communicant of St. Mary's Catholic Church.
He was a prominent electrician and spent his career as a self-employed Electrical Contractor in the Ticonderoga area for many years.
Bill was predeceased by his beloved wife of 58 years, Gloria A. (Abbott) Crossman on March 1, 2009.
Survivors include one son, Richard William Crossman and his wife, Angela of Ticonderoga; one daughter, Patricia A. Pockett and her husband, Paul of Ticonderoga; and one brother, Joseph Crossman of Shaftsbury, Vt. He is also survived by five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 25, at the Wilcox & Regan Funeral Home, 11 Algonkin St., Ticonderoga.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 26, at St. Mary's Catholic Church of Ticonderoga. The Rev. Kevin D. McEwan, Pastor, will officiate. Following the Mass, Military Honors will take place.
The Rite of Committal will take place at a later date at the family plot of St. Mary's Parish Cemetery of Ticonderoga.
Donations in Bill's memory may be made to St. Mary's School, 64 Amherst Avenue, Ticonderoga, NY 12883.
To offer online condolences, please visit www.wilcoxandreganfuneralhome.com
Published on May 22, 2017
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