Edward F. Crouse, of Lodi-Covert Townline Road, died at SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, on Friday, August 14, 2020.
Ed was born in Newark, NY on January 10, 1945, a son of the Edward F. and Martha (McGuire) Crouse. Ed left high school and joined the US Navy, serving from May 29, 1963 to September 22, 1967 and then into Naval Reserves until May 28, 1969. He had worked as a mechanic at Howard’s Express in Geneva for many years, also belonging to the Teamsters Local #118 of Rochester. He was a mechanic for Jackson & Johnson of Savannah, and he drove for Seneca Agri-Air, Page Trucking of Weedsport and Dinsmore Trucking of Oswego. He had been a member of both the Moose Lodge and American Legion in Geneva.
He is survived by his daughters; Jennie (Mike) Cuson of Interlaken, Wendy (Curtis) Manley of Geneva, Nikki (Timothy) White of Douglasville, GA, Aimee (Thomas) Palmer of Interlaken; his wife, Rosemarie Crouse of Interlaken; 12 grandchildren, and 20 great grandchildren. Ed was preceded in death by his father, Edward F. Crouse Sr.; his mother, Martha Crouse Rector; a brother, Thomas Crouse; and a granddaughter, Shayla Marie Palmer.
At Ed’s request, a Celebration of Life will be held at the home of Jennie and Mike on Saturday, September 19, 2020 from 1:00 to 6:00pm. Military honors will be offered at 2:00pm. Burial will be held privately at Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers kindly consider a donation in Ed’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. www.stjude.org
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