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Gerald D. "Gerry" Cresswell

November 20, 1940 ~ January 26, 2020 (age 79)


Gerald D. “Gerry” Cresswell, age 79, of 1240 Grange Hall Rd., Milton, died peacefully at 6:31 a.m. Sunday, January 26, 2020 in the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

Born on November 20, 1940 in Pine Grove, he was the son of the late Albert Samuel and Margaret Mary (Omlor) Cresswell. Gerry was a 1958 graduate of Blue Mountain High School. He lived in Milton for the past 16 years and previously resided in Danville.

Gerry worked as a contractor for over forty years and spent his life mastering the construction trade.

He was a social, active man who enjoyed hunting, fishing, sports, and racing. He was a member of Schuylkill Lodge 138 F & AM, Schuylkill Haven. His family and friends will always remember him as a loving family man who filled their world with kindness, love, and laughter.

Gerry was preceded in death by five brothers and a sister.

He is survived by his wife, the former Gloria Conrad, with whom he would have celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on March 26, 1960; four children: Lynne Cresswell, and her companion, Daniel McHenry, Stillwater; Terry Cresswell, Montoursville; Timothy Cresswell, and his companion, Lise Barrick, Milton; Jodi Callahan, and her companion, Greg Mitchell, Virginia Beach, VA; ten grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

In keeping with his wishes, there will be no public viewing. A memorial service will be planned and held at the family’s convenience.

Arrangements have been entrusted into the care of Dean W. Kriner Inc. Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 325 Market St., Bloomsburg, PA 17815

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