Wayne H. Crouse Sr.
Wayne H. Crouse Sr., 87, formerly of Big Cove Tannery, Pa., died Saturday, October 12, 2013, at the Shook Home, Chambersburg.
He was born in Big Cove Tannery, April 3, 1926, the son of the late Maynard O. and Lily H. (Houpt) Crouse. He was the husband of Virginia G. (Cutshall) Crouse, whom he married on December21, 1943.
In his earlier years, he had a trucking company that hauled stone for the Pennsylvania Turnpike when it was being constructed in the late 1940s and early 1950s. He was a farmer and a missile technician at Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg.
He was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Big Cove Tannery; Mt. Zion Masonic Lodge #774, McConnellsburg; Harrisburg Consistory and Disabled American Veterans. He served in the Army Air Corps during Worl War II. He loved hunting and fishing until he was physically unable to do it anymore.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Judith G. Crouse of Greencastle; and a son, Wayne H. Crouse Jr. (husband of Barbara) of Lebanon, Pa.; a grandson, attorney Jacob W. Crouse and his wife, attorney Kelly Crouse of Louisville, Ky.
He was preceded in death by three sisters: Alda Asser, Jean Taylor and Reba Chaplinsky and a brother, Carl Crouse
Funeral services were held at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., Mc- Connellsburg, at 11 a.m., Tuesday, October 15, 2013. Pastor Neil Ray officiated. Interment was at Union Cemetery, McCon-nellsburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Sunday School, c/o Sharon Glazier, 20628 Great Cove Rd., Mc- Connellsburg, PA 17233.
Online condolences at www.howardlsipes.com.