CORINTH – Roger Henry Crosson, 73, died unexpectedly Jan. 5, 2010, at the Maine Veterans’ Home, Bangor. He was born Nov. 5, 1936, in Livermore Falls, the son of Frances H. and Madeline M. (Perry) Crosson. Roger served his country in the U.S. Army stationed in Germany. It is said that he was a true Mainer. He was a hard worker on his dairy farm and worked as a heavy equipment mechanic. He is survived by his wife, Ronda L. (Martin) Crosson of Corinth; a son, Jeffrey H. Crosson of Bath; stepsons, Jason Jones and companion, Meredith Brasslett, of Bradford and Justin Jones of Corinth; brothers, Richard Pratt and Thomas Pratt; sisters, Ann Smith and Louise Cushman; an aunt, Joann Fuller; an uncle, William Crosson; and a special Army friend, Carroll Stoddard and wife, Glenna, of Salt Lake City. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his beloved stepgrandparents, Warren and Elva Pratt; a brother, Louis K. Crosson; and by his grandfather, Henry Crosson. Friends may call 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, at Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor. A gathering for friends and family in memory of Roger will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 10, at the home of James and Dianne Martin, 153 Covered Bridge Road, Corinth. A graveside funeral service with military honors at Hilltop Cemetery, Corinth, will be announced in the spring. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com.
Posted Jan. 06, 2010, at 7:57 p.m.