Wilfred James Croze Jr., 83 (Captain Wil) of Crystal River, Florida passed away on July 8, 2014. Born in Bristol, Connecticut on July 24, 1930 to the late May Mathieu and Wilfred J. Croze Sr.
He leaves behind his children, Ed and Ele Croze, Bill Croze, Mary Cay and Rick Caron, Eileen and Marcel Breault, Joe and Tracy Croze, Janie and Brian Carey, Sheila and Rick Gencarelli, Patty and Martin Laure, Greg and Tammy Croze; 22 grandchildren; five great grand children; his loving and caring companion, Jan Rashinsky and her children Jessica Fambri, Jayne Hallman and Jeffrey Rashinsky. He was preceded in death by Gail Ransom.
He retired from Sears and has lived in Florida for the past 24 years. He was a very special man who touched many hearts, he will be missed. Arrangements are under the direction of Strickland Funeral Home, Crystal River.