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Ivalou Crossley

February 13, 1923 ~ December 23, 2018 (age 95)


Age 95, of Pitsburg, passed away Sunday, December 23, 2018 following an extended illness.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Crossley; parents, Bert & Jennie Haworth; daughter, Jacqueline Fisher; and siblings, Robert Haworth, Kathryn Petry, Anna Mary Haworth, Joe Haworth, Marguerite Richter, Wilma Shade, Marlene Victor, and Billy Haworth.

Ivalou was a loving wife, mother, and one of the greatest friends anyone could ever have. She was a member of the Pitsburg Lions Club and a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Ithaca. Ivalou enjoyed her time getting to sell tickets to FM basketball games. She loved to go up to her place on Blossom Lake in Michigan. Ivalou enjoyed cooking and baking, playing cards, and all the time she was able to spend with her beloved family and friends.

Ivalou is survived by her children, Billy (Marygrace) Crossley, John Crossley & Pam Shepherd; grandchildren, Tomala (Steven) Freund, Julie Horzsa, Chad Fisher, Jody (Jon) Shy, Tory Crossley, Brittani Crossley, Sheila Crossley, Billy Crossley, Jr., Hannah Shepherd, Alex Shepherd; 8 great-grandchildren, and numerous other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held Friday, December 28, 2018, 11AM at the Kreitzer Funeral Home, 204 N. Main St. Arcanum, OH 45304. Burial to follow at Mote Cemetery. Visitations will be held Thursday, December 27, 2018 from 5-8PM at the funeral home and also Friday from 10-11AM leading into the funeral services. If desired, donations may be made in her name to State of the Heart Care. Email condolences may be sent by going online to

Donations may be made to:

State of the Heart Care
1350 N. Broadway St., Greenville OH 45331

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