John J. Crosson

  • Died: May 18, 2017
  • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

John F. Givnish Funeral Home

10975 Academy Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154

Tel. (215) 281-0100

Tribute & Message From The Family

John J., originally of Philadelphia, passed away at the age of 70 on May 18th, 2017. He was the son of Patrick and Mary Crosson; husband of Carolyn V. (nee Shevlin); father of Christina Marie ONeill (Anthony), Patrick Brian Crosson (Kathleen), Rian Glennon, Tessa Glennon and the late John Patrick Crosson; Lil Pop Pop of Evan and Liam; and brother of Jerry Crosson, Patsy McDermott, Annemarie McMenamin, and Barney Crosson.

John, a graduate of North Catholic, proudly served his country in the Army during the Vietnam War. He went on to work for the United States Post Office as a driver for 25 years. He dedicated his life to helping others in AA. John was a big baseball and Philadelphia Phillies fan. He enjoyed playing softball, playing for various teams. He also had an affinity for the Irish Culture and Irish music. He happily participated annually at the Men of Malvern religious retreat!

Family and Friends are invited to John's Life Celebration on Monday, May 22nd at the John F. Givnish Life Celebration Home, 10975 Academy Rd., Philadelphia, PA 19154, from 7 – 9 PM, and on Tuesday May 23rd from 9:30 – 10:30 AM. A funeral mass will be held at Christ the King Church, 3252 Chesterfield Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19114, at 11AM. Int. Resurrection Cemetery.