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Norman Crookston, 84, Of Shrub Oak, Former Chief, Lake Mohegan Fire Dept.

SHRUB OAK, N.Y. - Norman F. Crookston of Shrub Oak Oct. 22. He was 84.

Crookston was born May 17, 1929, in Shrub Oak, to Lawrence and Edna (Odell) Crookston. He  worked from 1946 to 1959 with his father and brother Stanley as a milkman for Van Cortlandt Dairy in Peekskill. From 1959 to retirement in 1999 he worked as the sales and credit manager for Maue Oil Company in Ossining. He was a former commissioner, chief and currently life member of the Lake Mohegan Fire Dept. He was also a paid driver from 1954 to 1983.

Crookston is survived by his wife, Susan; children, Susan Barrett (Robert), Wayne Crookston (Laurie), Helen Zoppa (BJ), Julie Hogue (Robert); sister, Karen Huggins; nine grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife, Greta Krameisen; brothers, Stanley and Lawrence Richard Crookston.

Calling hours are Monday, Oct. 28 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Yorktown Funeral Home . Religious service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29 at the United Methodist Church at Shrub Oak.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the United Methodist Church Memorial Fund.

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