Bethlehem Press

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Edward J. Crocus, of Polish heritage

Monday, October 8, 2018 by The Press in Obituaries

Edward J. Crocus, 93, of Bethlehem, died Oct. 07, 2018. He was the husband of the late Helen (Press) Crocus for 68 years.

He was in the US Navy during World War II.

He was a parishioner of St. Anne’s Catholic Church and was a formerly a parishioner of St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, where he was a member of the pierogi team.

He was an honorary member of the Nam Knights. He was active in the coordination of Pulaski Day in Bethlehem. He was a member of the Polish American Citizen Club, Allentown.

He is survived by two sons, Gary E. and his wife Wendy of Wheaton, Ill. and Jeffrey J. of Bethlehem; a daughter, Jacqueline M. and her husband Barry Saylor of Allen Township; five grandchildren, G. Ryan, Anne, Beth, Mark and Courtney; and six great-grandchildren, Gianna, Molly, Abby, Gracie, Jackson and Alexandra.

Contributions may be made to Meals on Wheels of Northampton County, 4240 Fritch Drive, Bethlehem, PA 18020.

Arrangements were made by Connell Funeral Home Inc., Bethlehem.