George G. Crozier, Sr., age 86 died Monday, September 19, 2011 at Claremont Nursing Home in Carlisle after a long illness. Born August 31, 1925 in Port Royal, PA, he was the son of the late George H. and Flora (Emery) Crozier.
George served in the US Navy during World War II serving on the USS General Bliss. He retired as Millwright with Bethlehem Steel Corporation in Steelton after 47 years of service.
George was well known by his family and friends as being a Good Samaritan, he was always there for others in need. George served as the Justice of Peace in Lemoyne, a Scout Master, as well as a loyal member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lemoyne. George was also a member of the Albert J. Lentz American Legion Post No. 202, Gettysburg and was a former member of the Steelton Moose Lodge No. 382.
George is survived by his loving wife of 64 years Margaret E. (Heikes) Crozier, a daughter Deborah E. Shifflet and husband Bob, their children, Brandy Zimmerman, Brian and Chad Shifflet; a son George G. Crozier, Jr. and wife Trudy, their children, Billy Hursch, Angela Hontz, and Paul Crozier; and 7 great grandchildren. Other surviving family members are a sister Shirley Perry, niece Cindy Foltz both of Port Royal, and sister in law Mary Schlegel of Mifflintown as well as several cousins and great nieces. George was preceded in death by his sister Doris Wetzler.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Thursday, September 22, 2011 at Malpezzi Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg with viewing held from 1:00 to 2:00 PM. Burial will take place at St. John?s Lutheran Church Cemetery (Peace Church).
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Assoc., 3544 North Progress Avenue, Harrisburg, PA 17110 or to Trinity Lutheran Church, 509 Hummel Avenue, Lemoyne, PA 17043