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Wayne Post
  • Crescibene, John L.

  • Newark— John L. Crescibene, 101, died Thursday Feb. 28 at the Newark-Wayne Community Hospital.

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  • Newark— John L. Crescibene, 101, died Thursday Feb. 28 at the Newark-Wayne Community Hospital.
    Friends may call from 11 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, March 5 at the Paul L. Murphy & Sons Funeral Home, 127 E. Miller St., Newark. A funeral service will follow at noon in the funeral home. Burial will be in Newark.
    Memorials, in his name, may be made to the Newark-Wayne Community Hospital Foundation, Box 571, Newark, New York 14513 or St. Michael Church, 401 S. Main St., Newark, New York 14513.
    Mr. Crescibene was born on March 13, 1911 in Italy the son of the late Lorenzo and Josephine Torzo Crescibene. He came to the USA as an infant, graduated from Newark High School in 1928 and Rochester Business Institute in 1930. John was a salesman for Cook Coffee Company, selling door to door for over fifty years. He was a communicant of St. Michael Church. He served the US Navy during World War II in the Pacific Theater and was a member of the August Mauer Post #286 American Legion. A member of the Newark Council #897, Knights of Columbus, John served as Grand Knight several times. He enjoyed long walks throughout the Village, stopping to talk to his many friends. He loved to garden and was always proud of his tomatoes.
    A proud family man, he is survived by four children Gloria Marro of Byron, John (Jill) Crescibene of Loveland, CO, Judith (William) Knapp of Brentwood, TN, and Rita (John) Manley of Keuka Park; eleven grandchildren, twenty-two great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren, a sister Sylvia Fellela of FL; several nieces and nephews. John was predeceased by his wife of 77 years Mary and a grandson John Marro.
    Remembrances may be made to murphyandsonsfuneralhome.com.
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