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Harvey J. Crossan

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Harvey J. Crossan of Avondale Harvey J. Crossan, 57, of Avondale, died Tuesday November 1, 2011, at the Jennersville Regional Hospital. He was the husband of Theresa A. Crossan, with whom he shared 24 years of marriage. Born in Wilmington, Del., he was a son of Ida Grady Crossan who lives in West Grove and the late Richard M. Crossan. Harvey graduated from Salesianum School, class of 1972 in Wilmington and Kings College, class of 1976 in Wilkes-Barre. He was owner and president of Richard M. Crossan Inc. in Avondale, which was founded by his father in 1946. His employees knew him to be a generous and understanding friend and employer. He was a member of Assumption BVM Catholic Church in West Grove. Harvey was very involved in the community, especially with the Mushroom Festival in Kennett Square where he was an active board member. He was a sports enthusiast, enjoying football, baseball, golf and hockey. Harvey looked forward to an annual get together with his college friends in the mountains, "The Unexpected Party." Harvey will be remembered as a simple man, who worked hard, appreciated his friends, and adored his family. Survivors include, in addition to his wife and mother; children and grandchildren, Bryan and Kim Crossan of New London and their children Sophia, Nathan, and Averie, Dana L. Crossan of Brooklyn, N.Y., Lori and Anthony Argiroudis of Wilmington, Del. and their son George, Jennifer and Vincent Basciani of Toughkenamon and their children Vinnie and Lucy, Nicholas and Laura Toto of Lincoln University and Allison Toto of Newark, Del.: two brothers, Michael and Carolanne Crossan of Dallas, Texas, and Richard and Theresa Crossan of Media; two sisters, Catherine and Anthony Flynn and Marie and John Flynn, both of Wilmington. You are invited to visit with Harvey's family from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday, November 6, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, November 7, at Assumption BVM Catholic Church, 300 State Rd., West Grove PA, 19390. His Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 a.m. Monday. Interment will be in St. Patrick Cemetery in Kennett Square. Contributions in his memory may be made to the , 1617 JFK Boulevard, Suite 700, Philadelphia, PA 19103. Arrangements are being handled by the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home, Inc. (610-444-4116) of Kennett Square. To send an online condolence, please visit www.griecocares.com

Published in The Daily Local on Nov. 3, 2011
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