Major James A. Crobar
Major James A. Crobar-age 83 of Plymouth,
Massachusetts and formerly of Black
Lake Road, Ogdensburg passed away at his residence
in Plymouth, Massachusetts
on Wednesday, March 5, 2008. Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 10, 2008 at 11:00 am at Frary Funeral Home with Rev. F.
James Shurtleff officiating. Burial will be on Wednesday, March 12, 2008 at 11:00 am at the Massachusetts
in Bourne, Massachusetts. Calling hours will be held at the funeral
home on Sunday, March 9, 2008
from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.
Major Crobar was survived by two sons; Robert J. and his
wife Kathleen of Plymouth, Massachusetts and John and his wife Jane of Cape
Cod, Massachusetts, two grandchildren; Scott McNeill and Matthew Crobar, one
sister; Nancy Thompson of Ogdensburg and one brother Allen of Liverpool as well
as many nieces, nephews and cousins. He
is predeceased by one sister Lois Crobar in 2001.
Major Crobar was born on May 16, 1924 in Lisbon, New
York; the son of John and Genevieve (Whittaker)
Crobar. He graduated from Lisbon Schools
in 1949 then serving with the United States Air Force during World War II. He returned to Ogdensburg and attended and
achieved his Master’s Degree from St. Lawrence University, then returning to
serve his country during the Korean War and retired in 1970 with the rank of
He married Elizabeth LaPointe on September 9, 1946 at Notre
Dame Church with
Rev. Burnett officiating. Mrs. Crobar
predeceased him on January 19, 1996. Mr. and Mrs. Crobar first lived in Waco
and San Antonio, Texas,
then moving to Reno, Nevada
and then finally in Germany
before returning to the states in 1960 while he served at the Otis Air Force
Base. Major Crobar was a member of the
American Legion, the AMVets and the VFW.
Memorial contributions can be made to the SPCA or to one of
the military organizations.