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Philip "Flip" Crawford

June 8, 1944 October 27, 2019
Philip  "Flip" Crawford
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Obituary for Philip "Flip" Crawford

Philip A. “Flip” Crawford, 75, of Mt. Vision, passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, October 27, 2019. Flip was born on June 8, 1944 in Sidney, NY; a son of the late Glenn and Erma (Youngs) Crawford. He attended Unadilla Central School. On November 19, 1977 he married Mary-Ellen Raum in Otego.

Throughout his life, Flip was employed by Winchester Industries, Lobdell Trucking, Agway - Feed Division and finally retired as a self-employed excavating contractor. Flip enjoyed hunting, fishing and a relaxing round of golf. He most enjoyed using his equipment playing in the dirt. In his earlier years, Flip enjoyed pulling his garden tractor, as well as, attending his children’s and grandchildren’s sporting events.

He is survived by his loving wife, Mary-Ellen Crawford; children, Barbara Davis (Dan) of Laurens, James Brashear (Denise) of Chatham, NJ and Deborah Crawford (John Mitchell) of Maryland, NY; grandchildren, Anthony, Jordon, Madeline, Aidan, Bryan and Aaron; sister, RuthAnn Crawford of Unadilla; brother, Raie( Rose) Crawford of Sidney. He is predeceased by his brother Floyd Crawford.

Family and friends are invited to visiting hours on Friday, November 1, 2019 from 6PM to 8PM at the Johnston Funeral Home, 60 Broad Street, Morris. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 1PM in the Mt. Vision Cemetery, corner of County Highway 11 and 11B.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Flip may be made to the Mt. Vision Fire Department, 179 Co Rd 11B, Mt Vision, NY 13810; the Laurens Fire District Emergency Squad, 34 Main Street, Laurens, New York 13796; Susquehanna SPCA, 4841 NY-28,
Cooperstown, NY 13326 or to Helios Care, 297 River Street Service Rd, Oneonta, NY 13820.

His funeral has been entrusted to the care of the Johnston Funeral Home in Morris.

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6:00 PM 11/1/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/1/2019 8:00:00 PM
Johnston & Stanimer Funeral Home

60 Broad Street
PO Box 750
Morris, NY 13808

Johnston & Stanimer Funeral Home
60 Broad Street Morris 13808 NY
United States





1:00 PM 11/2/2019 1:00:00 PM
Mt. Vision

Corner of County Highway 11 and 11B
Mt. Vision, NY 13810

Mt. Vision
Corner of County Highway 11 and 11B Mt. Vision 13810 NY
United States

Memorial Contribution

Helios Care

297 River St. Service Rd.
Oneonta, NY 13820

Susquehanna SPCA

4841 NY-28
Cooperstown , NY 13326

Mt. Vision Fire Department

179 County Rd 11B
Mt. Vision , NY 13810

Laurens EMS

PO Box 164
Laurens, NY 13796

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