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Ron Crossley

September 14, 1948 ~ March 5, 2020 (age 71)


Ron Crossley, 71, of Beaver Township, passed away Thursday evening, March 5, 2020 at Lehigh Valley Hospital - Hazleton following a sudden illness.

Born in Hazleton, September 14, 1948, he was the son of the late Phillip "Ralph" and Eleanor (Quinn) Crossley and spent the past 21 years in Beaver Towship after moving from Sybertsville.

Ronald was a Branch Manager for Illinois Tool Works-Hobart. He was a member of the Eagles Club, Nanticoke, Valley Vets, Conyngham, and Pulaski Club, West Hazleton, He was a longtime member of Sugarloaf Golf Club, and bowling leagues at Bowl Arena, West Hazleton. He loved watching football and was an avid Houston Texans and Penn State Fan.

Surviving are his wife of the past 19 years, the former Jean Wasilewski; two daughters Jill Balliet and her husband Kevin, West Hazleton; and Beth Yost and her husband Robert, Sugarloaf; two granddaughters Paiton Balliet and Haley Yost; and a brother Phillip "Buddy" Crossley and his wife Mary Lou, Doylestown; and several nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Ron's life will be held later in the spring at a date, time, and location to be announced.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, online at

Harman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc. (West) 1265 Rock Glen Road, Rock Glen is assisting the family with the arrangements. Online condolences can be entered and more information is available at

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Services are to be announced

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