SOUTH YARMOUTH — Natalie B. (Balcom) Crosby, of South Yarmouth, died on Monday, June 30, 2008, in Sandwich, at the age of 84.
She was the wife of the late Robert N. Crosby.
Born and raised in Natick, Natalie later worked in Boston, where she met Robert, her husband of 40 years. They loved vacationing on Cape Cod with their four children and moved there permanently in 1967.
Natalie was well known for her love of arts and crafts. Her many talents included wood carving, stain glass, needlepoint, knitting and quilting. Nothing would please her more than to create something special and give it as a gift to a family member or friend.
She leaves her four children, David A. Crosby of Bangor, Maine, Kenneth N. Crosby of South Yarmouth, Leslie A. Murphy and her husband, John, of Bourne, and Robin L. May and her husband, Terry, of Dale City, Va.; five grandchildren, Timothy, Karen, Stacy, Tommy and Shannon; four great-grandchildren, Lauren, Tyler, Ben and Linus; and several nieces and nephews.
Visiting hours will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. on Monday, July 7, in the Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Home, 40 MacArthur Blvd., in Bourne. Funeral services in the funeral home will begin at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, July 8. Burial in the Massachusetts National Cemetery follows.
Donations in her memory may be made to Paralyzed Veterans of America, 7 Mill Brook Road, Wilton, NH 03086.