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122 W. Main Street
Newark, DE 19711
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John Elias Crossley

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John Elias Crossley

AGE: 76 • Newark

John Elias Crossley, age 76 of Newark, DE, passed away on February 27, 2016. Born on May 25, 1939 to the late Elias Cox Crossley and Emma Ann (Taylor) Crossley in Wilmington, DE.

John was a self-employed electrician and owned Crossley Electric. He enjoyed fishing, listening to country music, and wood working.

John is survived by his wife of fifty-five years, Virgie Crossley of Newark, DE; sons: John Crossley (Laurel) of Hockessin, DE, Timmy Crossley (Sally) of Littleton, NH, and Robert Crossley of Newark, DE; daughters: Deborah Hall (Patrick) of Elkton, MD, Theresa Swift (Stephen) of Elkton, MD, and Susan Sembert (Steve) of Charleston, MD; step-son, Rick Jarvis (Sheena) of WV; sister, Patricia Johnson (Willie) of Myrtle Beach, SC; thirteen grandchildren; and fourteen great-grandchildren.

He is predeceased by his brother, Kenneth Crossley.

A celebration of John's life will be held Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 11:00 AM at R.T. Foard & Jones, Inc. 122 W. Main Street, Newark, DE 19711. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service beginning at 10:00 AM. Burial will follow the service at Odd Fellows Cemetery, 420 S. Dupont Blvd, Smyrna, DE 19977. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made payable to "American " and sent in care of R.T. Foard & Jones, Inc. 122 W. Main Street, Newark, DE 19711. To send condolences, please visit,
Published in The News Journal on Mar. 1, 2016
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