Francis McCrone

Obituary of Francis McCrone

Francis (Frank) L. McCrone 83, of Blairstown, passed away December 23, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Mary C. (O'Neill) McCrone. They celebrated 55 years of marriage on October 20th. Born in Scranton, PA, he was a son of the late Leo and Margaret (King) McCrone. He was the father of Denise M. and her husband Scott Sabo of Long Valley, NJ, Kevin M. McCrone and his wife Dorothy of Douglassville, PA, Karin M. and her husband Michael Sabo of Great Meadows, NJ, Cynthia M. and her husband David Pettegrove of Tewksbury, NJ, and Brian F. McCrone and his wife Bridget of Ridgewood, NJ. Proud grandfather to Devon, Christopher, Caitlin, Catherine, Meghan, Emma, Sarah, Sean, Brady, Gavin, Delaney and Sadie; brother to Ann McHugh. He is predeceased by his brothers Paul, John and Leo (Jerry). Frank retired from the United States Postal Service in 1989, where he worked for 35 years. He was a member of St. Judes Roman Catholic Church, Blairstown, NJ . He was a member of the American Legion. He served in United States Air-force during the Korean War. Frank is a loving husband, devoted father, uncle and loved spending time with his grandchildren. Services: A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, December 28th at 11:00 a.m. at St. Judes Roman Catholic Church,7 Eisenhower Rd, Blairstown, NJ. A viewing will be held on Wednesday, December 27th 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Newbaker Funeral Home, 200 Route 94, Blairstown,NJ.