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CROSBY, E.G.

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CROSBY, HENRY JR. MR.

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Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan,  5 March 2000,  Page 5C

CROSBY, MR. HENRY, JR., (Widower of Mary), Muskegon.  Mr. Henry Crosby, Jr., age 79, passed away Thursday, March 2, 2000.  He was born September 10, 1920 in Bayou La Batre, AL to Henry and Virginia (Burgois) Crosby and came to the Muskegon area as a young man.  On July 2, 1943, he married the former Mary R. Puckett and she preceded him in death on May 20, 1990.  He was a veteran of the US Navy stationed in Puerto Rico during WWII.  Prior to retirement in 1976, he worked as a foreman for 25 years with Shaw-Walker.  He was a member of St. Thomas Catholic Church.   SURVIVORS include four children, John (Char) Crosby of Muskegon, Rev. Rose (Duane) Armstrong of Muskegon, David (Cheryl) Crosby of Valley, NE, and Susan (fiancee, Duane Harris) Hentsch of Muskegon; 11 grandchildren, Robert Crosby, Kimberly (Tom) McMahon, Robbie Crosby, Michael Armstrong, Kenneth (Vicki) Armstrong, Christina Armstrong, Ashley, Stephen, Sharon, Lisa, and David Crosby, and Amanda Hentsch; nine great grandchildren; two sisters, Eva (Sam) Bataglia of Attleboro, MA and Barbara White of Clearwater, FL; and several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by one brother, Arnold Crosby.  A FUNERAL SERVICE will be held 1:00 PM Tuesday at the Sytsema Funeral Homes 737 Apple Avenue with the Rev. Richard E. Williams officiating.  INTERMENT will follow in Fruitland Township Cemetery.  VISITATION with the family will be 2-4 and 6-8 PM Monday at the funeral home.  MEMORIAL CONTRIBUTIONS may be made to St. Thomas Catholic Church Memorial Fund.

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CROSBY, RUTH MRS.

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 2 January 2005, Page 5-B

Mrs. Ruth Crosby “My Mom”. July 30, 1923 - December 18, 2004.  Fought her last battle of having cancer on and off for 30 years.  Born in Vanceburg, Kentucky.  Married to Justus Kennedy (deceased) and had two children, Darrell Lee Kennedy 5/13/41 and Bonnetta Faye Kennedy 1/23/43 (now deceased).  Had 6 grandchildren, (3) Enricky “Rick”, Samona and Ruth by Darrell Kennedy, and (3) Anthony “Tony”, Franklin “Frank”, and Julie by Bonnetta “Bonnie” Calabro (Kennedy).  Had 6 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.  She married Richard Crosby (deceased).  She resided in Montague and Whitehall for 53 years.  She was a strong courageous woman that worked at Howmet for 33 years and also had Ruth's Marina in Whitehall.  She was primarily the sole provider of her two children and retired in 1984.  She lost her beloved daughter Bonnie in November of 1989 to cancer.  Her courage, strength, wisdom and humor will be missed enomously by family and friends.  Her mind was clear right to the end.  She willed her body to Michigan State University for medical research.  Darrell Kennedy lives in Lansing and joyously shared her last year in Lansing with him.  “Mom,” may you rest in peace and find happiness that you long deserved in your after life.

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CROSBY, MARY R. MRS. (PUCKETT)

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 22 May 1990, Page 5C

CROSBY, MRS.MARY R., Muskegon.  Mrs. Mary Ruth Crosby, age 65, passed away Sunday morning, May 20, 1990.  She was born April 30, 1925 in Hickman, KY to Jesse Lee and Liddie Mae Puckett.  She became the loving and devoted wife of Henry Crosby on July 2, 1943.  She was a member of St. Thomas Catholic Church.  She is survived by her husband, Henry Crosby; 4 children, John (& wife Charlotte) Crosby, Rose (& husband Duane) Armstrong, both of Muskegon, David (& wife Cheryl) Crosby of TX, Susan Crosby of Muskegon; 8 grandchildren & 5 great grandchildren; 1 brother, Floyd Gerald (& wife Evelyn) Puckett of Chesapeake, VA; & a host of other relatives & friends.  The Mass of Christian Burial will be 12:00 Noon Wednesday from St. Thomas Catholic Church, with Fr. Ronald Schneider as Celebrant.  Burial will be in Fruitland Twp. Cemetery.  Visitation: 2-4 & 7-9 P.M. today at the Sytsema Chapel, where a Scripture Service will be held at 7:30 P.M.  Suggested Memorial’s: American Cancer Society or American Diabetes Assoc.  —Sytsema 737 Apple Ave.

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CROSBY, VIRGINIA T. MRS.

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The State Journal, Lansing, Michigan, 3 June 1963, Page A-2

Mrs. Crosby, 63, Dies at Home.  Mrs. Virginia T. Crosby, 63, of 109 S. Sycamore St., died early Monday morning at the residence.  She is survived by two sons, Henry Crosby and Arnold Crosby, both of Muskegon; two daughters, Mrs. Eva Louise Battaglia of North Attleboro, Mass., and Mrs. Barbara DeWeese of Lansing; one brother, Iganice Bourgeious of Jackson, Miss., two sisters, Mrs. Aline Guillot and Mrs. Mary Malandich, both of Biloxi, Miss., and 13 grandchildren.  A native of Louisiana, Mrs. Crosby had been a resident of Lansing for the past three years, coming here from Muskegon.  She was a member of St. Mary Cathedral.  Funeral arrangements are being made by the Lavey Funeral home and will be announced later.

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Page D-7

CROSBY, MRS. VIRGINIA T., 109 S. Sycamore St.  Age 63, died early Monday morning at the residence.  She is survived by 2 sons, Henry Crosby and Arnold Crosby, both of Muskegon; 2 daughters, Mrs. Eva Louise Battaglia of North Attleboro, Mass., and Mrs. Barbara DeWeese of Lansing; 1 brother, Iganice Bourgeious of Jackson, Miss.; 2 sisters, Mrs. Aline Guillot of Biloxi, Miss., and Mrs. Mary Malandich, also of Biloxi, Miss., and 13 grandchildren.  Born Jan. 24, 1900, in Louisiana, Mrs. Crosby had been a resident of Lansing for the past 3 years, coming here from Muskegon.  She was a member of St. Mary Cathedral.  Funeral arrangements are being made by the Lavey Funeral Home and will be announced later.

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4 June 1963, Page C-7

CROSBY, MRS. VIRGINIA T., 109 S. Sycamore St., Funeral services for Mrs. Crosby, age 63, who died Monday at the residence, will be held Thursday at 9 a.m. from St. Mary Cathedral.  Rt. Rev. Msgr. Herman Fedewa will officiate.  Prayer services will be held Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Lavey Funeral Home.  Burial will be in Fruitland Township Cemetery, Muskegon.

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Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 5 June 1963, Page 42

Mrs. Crosby, Formerly Here, Dies at Lansing.  Mrs. Virginia T. Crosby, 63, a former Muskegon resident and mother of two local residents, died at her home in Lansing after a long illness.  A resident here until three years ago, she is the mother of Henry and Arnold Crosby of Muskegon.  She also leaves two daughters, Mrs. Eva L. Battagila of North Attleboro, Mass., and Mrs. Barbara DeWeese of Lansing; a brother, Iganize Bourgeious of Jackson, Miss.; two sisters, Mrs. Arline Guillot and Mrs. Mary Malandich, both in Mississippi; and 13 grandchildren.  Services will be in Lansing.

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