Elizabeth Johnson Crossan
July 31, 1943 – May 3, 2015
Elizabeth Johnson Crossan, age 71, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 3, 2015.
Born in Chester County, PA on July 31, 1943, Mrs. Crossan was the daughter of the late Walter Johnson and Ruth Austin Johnson. She devoted her life to caring for her family as a homemaker. Later in life, Mrs. Crossan would accept a position as a medical receptionist for Dr. Charles Hill.
A woman of strong faith, she was a lifelong member of Newark Baptist Church in Elkton and enjoyed participating in bible study groups. Additionally, Mrs. Crossan worked side by side with her husband to counsel teens within their congregation. She was happiest in the company of her loved ones, enjoyed vacationing in the Outer Banks each year, loved flower gardens and looked forward to family gatherings. A devoted and loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother and great grandmother, she will be dearly missed by all.
Mrs. Crossan is survived by her husband of 55 years, Robert W. Crossan; children, Cynthia Jarrell (Mike) of Philadelphia, PA, Victoria Willon (Sean Dotson) of Elkton, MD, Brenda Cameron (David) of Newark, DE, Robert Crossan (Cynthia Karnai) of Wilmington, DE and Shelley Beverin (Joseph) of Bear, DE; brother, Jerry Johnson (Kathleen) of Wilmington, DE; 9 grandchildren; and 7 great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 11 am on Friday morning, May 8, 2015, at the Newark Baptist Church, 6011 Telegraph Road, Elkton, MD 21921, where family and friends may visit from 10 am until 11 am.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Newark Baptist Church at the address listed above.