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Obituary for Harold Wilken Crossan

January 16, 1927 - November 1, 2019
Newark, Delaware | Age 92


Harold Wilken "Skip" Crossan, 92 of Newark, DE, died November 1, 2019. Skip was born January 16, 1927 in West Grove, PA, a son of Thomas Roland Crossan, Sr. and Emma Margaret Burns. His paternal grandparents were Thomas Wilken Crossan and Drusilla Strickland; his maternal grandparents were Benjamin Burns, Sr. and Eliza Jane Kelley.

Skip was raised near Kemblesville, PA, where he lived and farmed with his father until his death in 1978 where they owned and operated a farm bordering Pennsylvania/Maryland state line on Lewisville-Strickersville Road, which today is part of the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and the Fair Hill (MD) Natural Resource Management Area.

Skip is survived by his wife of more than 35 years, Teresa (Crisostomo) Crossan; five nieces and one nephew. He was preceded by his parents; his sister, Mildred (Mrs. Ellis) Ayers of Rising Sun, MD; and his brother, Thomas Roland Crossan, Jr. of Ephrata, PA.

A celebration of Skip's life will be held on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Kemblesville United Methodist Church, 1772 New London Road, Kemblesville, PA 19347. Family and friends may attend the visitation beginning at 10:00 AM. The burial will follow at Kemblesville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made payable to, "Helen F. Graham Cancer Center" and send in care of R.T. Foard and Jones, Inc.

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