Obituary of Clarice E. Crosdale
Clarice E. Crosdale, 97, of Plainsboro passed away on Friday, November 1, 2019 at home surrounded by her loving family.
Clarice was born in Rainbow City, Panama, immigrated to Brooklyn, NY in 1958 and lived in Brooklyn for many years before setting in Kendall Park and Plainsboro. She was a lady of elegance who loved her family fiercely. She loved to sing, was a great cook, enjoyed baking and decorating wedding cakes, was a diehard NY Yankees Fan, and won an award at a flower show. Clarice and her husband Clyde were foster parents.
Predeceased by her parents Archibald A. and Eldica (Bourne) Reid; her husband Clyde C. Crosdale; and her siblings Carmen, Fermin, and Doreine; she is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law Frances Sayles, Angela and Albert Thompson, Cynthia and Glenn Stanger, Angela Amada Crosdale and Glenn Agoliati, Melida and Nathanial Jones, Tammy T. and Philip Parker, and Allison Crosdale; her son Clyde A. Crosdale; her grandchildren Adam, Brian, Victoria, LaTasha, Sharae, Clyde, Amanda, Malcolm, Philip, Andrew, and Sean; her great grandchildren Jonathan, Joseph, Grace, Scarlett, Corey, and Bradley; her sister Pearline Honoré; her brother Harold Reid; and many extended family.
Visitation will be on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 from 5-8 PM at M.J. Murphy Funeral Home, 616 Ridge Road at New Road, Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852.
Funeral service will be held at 10 AM on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 142 Sand Hills Road, Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852. Burial will follow in The Evergreens Cemetery, 1629 Bushwick Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11207.
Flowers can be accepted at M.J. Murphy Funeral Home and donations may be made to the VNA Health Group, 23 Main Street, Suite D1, Holmdel, NJ, 07733.
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