J. H. Crooker, 68 Dies Sunday In New York

Published 9:01 am Tuesday, August 10, 2010

HOPEWELL JUNCTION, NY, Jan. 27 – Joseph Harrington Crooker, 68, died Sunday, January 25, 2004 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center, Poughkeepsie, NY after a battle with cancer.

He was born October 17, 1935 in Boston, MA, a son of Joseph E. Crooker and Florence Harrington Crooker.

He was married to Sally Clark in Farmville in 1966 and retired from AT&T in White Plains, NY in 1991 after 27 years of service. He then worked as a contractor for AT&T until 1999.

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He is survived by his wife, Sally; a son, Dr. Joseph C. “Jay” Crooker of Boulder, CO; a daughter, Cheryl Holsberry and her husband. Ray of White House, TN and a grandson, Eli Joseph Holsberry.

A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday at Hopewell Reformed Church, Hopewell Junction, NY. Burial will be in the family plot In Bristol, ME In the spring.

Memorial donations may be made to Hopewell Reformed Church, 143 Beekman Road, Hopewell Jet., NY, 12533.

McHoul Funeral Home, Inc., Hopewell Jet., is in charge of arrangements.