Peter Crossley

Peter W. Crossley

1928 - 2000

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Peter W. Crossley, 72, of Binghamton, died unexpectedly Wednesday morning, October 25, 2000 at Wilson Memorial Regional Medical Center. He was predeceased by his parents, Richard and Marjorie Crossley. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Minerva "Binnie" Crossley, Binghamton; two daughters and son-in-law, Sally Crossley and Edward Marra, Binghamton, Cynthia Crossley, Boston, Mass.; a son, Peter Crossley, Boston, Mass.; two grandchildren, Benjamin and Laura; two brothers, J. Richard and Katherine Crossley, Seattle, Wash., Anthony and Marilyn Crossley, Mahwah, N.J.; a sister, Pamela and Robert Faulkner, Barrington, R.I.; his mother-in-law, Minerva George, Johnson City; several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was a member of Trinity Memorial Episcopal Church, Binghamton, and the Binghamton Club. Peter was retired President of A.C. Crossley and Sons Lumber Co. in Susquehanna, Pa., graduated from Binghamton Central High School and from Yale University in 1948, and received his M.A. from Binghamton University in 1963. He was a member of the National Hardwood Lumber Association and after retirement, was a tax consultant for H & R Block. Peter hated being indoors and was happiest in the woods. Funeral services will be held at Trinity Memorial Episcopal Church, 44 Main Street, Binghamton, Friday at 3 p.m. Rev. Noreen P. Suriner, his Rector, and Rev. Ralph Johnson will co-officiate. Burial will be in Floral Park Cemetery, Johnson City. The family will receive friends in the Hoyt Room of Trinity Church Friday, from 1 p.m. until service time at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in memory of Peter may be made to any charitable organization. Arrangements are by the J.A. McCormack Sons Funeral Home, 141 Main St., Binghamton, N.Y.