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Larry J. Croft

October 8, 1935 - April 22, 2016


Sayre, Pennsylvania

Date of Death:

April 22, 2016



Birth Date:

October 8, 1935

Birth Place:

Nelson, PA

Service Information:



Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, PA

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Larry J. Croft

Larry Jim Croft, 80, of Sayre PA passed away on Friday, April 22, 2016 at the Brookdale Alzheimer/Dementia facility in Vestal, NY.  He was born in Nelson, PA on October 8, 1935 to Emma May and Jim Croft.

Larry owned Croft Ford, Lincoln in Athens, PA.  Before that he had worked at Croft Lumber.  He loved the Auto business.  He also was a previous director for First Citizens Community Bank, having been a corporate director in Mansfield for many years.

He had a great love for horses, having raised and shown Quarter Horses.  He also loved cats, dogs and NASCAR.

Larry is survived by his wife of 61 years, Ellen; daughter, Janet Croft from Dallas, PA; son Todd Croft and his significant other, Mary Barrowcliff from Sayre, PA; granddaughter, Megan; grandson, Daryl; two nephews, Warren and Patsy Croft and family and Michael and Brooke Croft and family.

He is predeceased by his father, Jim C. Croft; mother, Emma May Croft; and brother, Robert Croft.

At Larry’s request there will be no calling hours and arrangements will be made by the family for burial at Tioga Point Cemetery.

The family is being assisted by Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad St., Waverly, NY.  Those wishing may visit our Facebook page or send a private sympathy message of remembrance for Larry’s family in “obituaries” at

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