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Richard Cross


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Richard M. Cross

1959 - 2015 WHITE CREEK, NY Richard (Rick) M. Cross passed away unexpectedly on July 20, 2015 at his home in White Creek, NY. Rick was born in Bennington, VT on May 18, 1959. He received his education at Hoosick Falls Central School. Rick was raised on a farm in White Creek, NY. Because of his love for the simple country life, White Creek remained his home throughout adulthood. Growing up, Rick enjoyed working with his hands which led to his career as a carpenter. He was apprenticed under Ernie Bolster. Rick was an avid outdoorsman and living in "The Crick" was the perfect playground for him to enjoy hunting, fishing, and four wheeling. He loved spending time with his family and friends, throwing horseshoes, going to camp, and making memories. Although Rick didn't have much, what he did have, he generously offered to all. If you needed anything, Rick would do his best to make it happen. All that knew him, knew his door was always open no matter what time of the day or night. Rick is survived by his daughters, Brandi (Nicholas) Pierce, Nicole (Andrew) Suttie, son, Barry (Jessica) Bilanceri, father, Edward Cross Sr, siblings, Helen (Pat) Telford, Lynn Cushing, Phyllis (Jay) Arnold, Denise (Bill Seaward) Cross, and Perle (Tracy) Cross, grandchildren, Wyatt Allen Pierce, Faith and Devin Roberge, and Aria Abigail Suttie. Several nieces and nephews. Rick was predeceased by his mother, Mary (Sargood) Cross and brother, Edward Cross Jr. SERVICES: A memorial service celebrating Rick's life will be held from the Mahar & Son Funeral Home in Bennington on Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 3p.m. with the Rev. Robin Greene officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 11 a.m. until the time of the service. Private committal services will take place at the convenience of the family. Memorial donations can be made to either the White Creek Fire Department or the through the office of the Mahar & Son Funeral Home, 628 Main Street, Bennington, VT 05201. Following the service the family welcomes all to share photos/memories
Published in Bennington Banner on July 22, 2015
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