Oscar “Monk” John Crosson Jr. of Oxford

Oscar “Monk” John Crosson Jr

Oscar “Monk” John Crosson Jr

Oscar “Monk” John Crosson Jr., 71, of Oxford, died Saturday, Oct. 10, at his residence. He was the husband of Maryetta Plebani Crosson, with whom he shared 48 years of marriage.

Born in West Chester, he was the son of Elizabeth Hickman Crosson of Newark, Del. and the late Oscar John Crosson Sr.

Monk was horseman/equestrian at Cheshire Hunt inj Unionville. He was the whipper-in for Cheshire Hunt and the Cochran Hunt. He was a Huntsman for the Vic Mead Hunt.

He was a member of the Unionville Presbyterian Church, Professional Horsemen’s Association, where he had served as past president, and numerous gun clubs.

In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by, two sons, Michael Crosson of West Grove, and John Crosson and his wife Rachel of East Earl; two daughters, Beth Nance and her husband Daniel of Pocopson, and Amy Crosson of Oxford; a daughter-in-law, Debbie Crosson of Kennett Square; one sister, Patricia Ingle and her husband Bob of Newark; eight grandchildren, Ashlee, Brian, Carly, Lexi, Zach, David, Dylan, and Kyle; one great grandson, Nicky; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by one sister, Iva Young.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Ann Esposito and Neighborhood Hospice.

You are invited to visit with Monk’s family from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 21, at the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home, 250 West State Street in Kennett Square. His Memorial service will follow at 11. Burial will be private.

If you hunted with Monk, the family requests that you wear hunting attire to the service.

In lieu of flowers, a contribution may be made to Brandywine Valley Chapter Professional Horsemen’s Association (BVCPHA), c/o Nancy Tully, 226 South Union Street, Kennett Square, PA 19348 or to the Unionville Presbyterian Church, 812 Wollaston Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348

Online condolences may be made by visiting www.griecocares.com

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