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James F. Crosby

Retired Revere Auxiliary Police Deputy Chief, at 69 years, March 9th, in New Bedford, formerly of Revere & St. Cloud, FL, following a lengthy illness. Beloved husband of 46 years to his untiring, faithful, soulmate & wife Patricia J. (Saraceno) Crosby. Cherished & most proud Dad to Heather N. Andrade & her husband Steven, New Bedford Patrolman Brian M. Crosby & wife Ashley, all of New Bedford & James M. Crosby & wife Jessica of Deltona, FL. Adoring grandfather to Bella J. & Dante J. Ventura, Dominic S. & Gianna L. Andrade, London M. & Sophia P. Crosby. Dear brother of Joseph W. Crosby & wife Genevieve M. “Jeannie” of So. Attleboro, formerly of Revere, Robert Crosby & wife Karen of Concord, NH & the late Kathleen M. Landry-Ottomaniello & the late Kevin J. Crosby.

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Sunday, March 14th from 2:00 pm to 5:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) REVERE. Mourners also invited to attend the Funeral from the Funeral Home on Monday, March 15th at 10:00 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church (Corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.) REVERE at 11:00 a.m. & immediately followed with interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Parking available left of the Funeral Home. As we continue to follow the mandates issued by the CDC & Boston Archdiocese, masks must be worn at all times in the funeral home, in the church and at the cemetery. Temperatures will be taken prior to entering the funeral home & church. A limit of 25 people in the funeral home at one time will be enforced. Guests are asked to visit briefly and to exit the funeral home to allow others to enter.

Jim was a proud & active member of both the Revere Reveries & The 27th Lancers until 1959. Along with a 32 year career with the Revere Auxiliary Police, he maintained a position with Raytheon Corp. in their Quality Control Dept. as a Quality Control Specialist for 38 years retiring in 2008.


Services

Visiting Hours

Face masks must be worn at all times & social distancing must be maintained in the funeral home. All attendees are required to provide their name and phone number for contact tracing and temperatures will be checked prior to entering the funeral home. Only 25 people are allowed in the Funeral Home at one time. Guests are asked to visit briefly and to exit the funeral home to allow others to enter.

Sunday, March 14th from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Face masks must be worn at all times & social distancing must be maintained at the church. All attendees are required to provide their name and phone number for contact tracing and temperatures will be checked prior to entering the church.

Monday, March 15th at 11:00 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Revere

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 60 Walnut St., Wellesley, MA 02481.


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  1. Arthur Young
    Mar 13 2021

    So sorry to hear we have lost Jim
    I marched with Jim in the Reveries. Great person I will miss him.

  2. Steve Solombrino
    Mar 13 2021

    On behalf of the Solombrino family, I want to express our deepest condolences. Jimmy was a great guy.

  3. Mark C Mandracchia Sr
    Mar 13 2021

    I’m so very sorry to all of you jimmy was a great Dad Cousin Friend He will be missed I LOVE ALL OF YOU Patricia I’ll always be there for you. Love cousin Mark Mandracchia Sr

  4. Mary & Tim O’Mullane
    Mar 12 2021

    Dearest Patti Heather Brian & Jamie
    Our hearts are broken. We all loved Jimmy from the moment we met. To know him was to love him. He was our friend, godfather to Moire and Timothy. Jim was a wonderful role model to all our kids. Such a hard worker Kind and caring and always there when you needed a friend. We have so many happy beautiful memories which we will treasure forever. You are all in our thoughts and prayers always. Fly high with the Angels Jimmy we will miss you. We were blessed to have you as our friend for 37 years.

  5. Barbara Mahoney
    Mar 11 2021

    My deepest condolence on the death of Jimmy. May he rest in peace.

    Barbara

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