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Roger James Crowley, 93, Johnstown, passed away September 1, 2017 at Westmont Woods. He was born May 19, 1924, in Johnstown, son of U. Grant and Catherine L. (Kyle) Crowley. Preceded in death by parents; wife of 60 years, Lois Jean (Gibson) Crowley; a grandson, Jamie R. Krall; brothers, Robert C. Crowley and Richard G. Crowley; sisters, Lillian B. (Crowley) Wagner and Marion R. (Crowley) Muchesko; and son-in-law, Robert T. Krall. Survived by children, Marsha L. Krall-Stinich and son-in-law, John Stinich; and James R. Crowley, and daughter-in-law Connie J. (Weyand); grandchildren; Robert J. Krall, and wife, Stacy (Brocious), Michelle A. (Crowley) Karasek, and husband, J. Christopher; four great grandchildren, Courtney and Carissa Krall; and Kayla and Melanie Karasak; as well as several nieces and nephews. He was a member of Roxbury St. Paul United Methodist Church. He was involved in bowling leagues and was a member of the NRA. He was an amateur radio operator, and was a member of the Somerset County Amateur Radio Club and the ARRL. He was an avid shooter and hunter and loved to fish. He had worked at Bethlehem Steel from 1942-1960, US Post Office in Johnstown from 1965-1970, and retired from G.K.I. in 1987. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 & 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at John Henderson Company Funeral Home, 215 Central Ave., where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Rev. Brittany Wooten officiating .Interment Grandview Cemetery. www.hendersonfuneralhome.com
Published on September 3, 2017
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