Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Crosby was a member of the United States Army.
Members of the U.S. Army, friends and family paid respect to Specialist Christopher Crosby during military funeral services held in Wilmington this morning. The funeral procession began at Nichols Funeral Home before heading to St. Thomas Church and then Wildwood Cemetery. Memorial donations in Crosby’s name may be made to Local Heroes, Inc., P. O. Box 536, Wilmington, MA 01887.
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Community members to show their support to the fallen soldier.
As a funeral procession makes its through the streets of Wilmington Wednesday morning for Christopher Crosby, scores of community members, as well as friends and family of the fallen soldier will be showing their support by waving American flags. Sarah Keller-Linkins, executive director for the Military Friends Foundation, and Lou Cimaglia, director of the Department of Veterans Services in Wilmington, have related that hand-held flags will be handed out along the funeral route on Middlesex Avenue. The flags will come courtesy of Military Friends, a non-profit that provides services to military families and families of fallen service members. A Christian Mass will be held at St. Thomas tomorrow morning at 10 a.m., followed by interment at …
A Christian Mass will be held at 10 a.m.
Funeral services for U.S. Army Specialist Christopher Robert Crosby will be conducted Wednesday morning. Nichols Funeral Home is inviting family and friends to gather at its 187 Middlesex Ave. location at 9 a.m. on Wednesday before heading to St. Thomas of Villanova Church (126 Middlesex Ave.), where a Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at Wildwood Cemetery. Nichols Funeral Home will hold visiting hours tonight, July 26, from 3- 8 p.m. Crosby was stationed in Anchorage, Alaska at the time of his death. The U.S. Army is currently investigating the matter. Those wishing to donate in Crosby’s name may do so to Local Heroes, Inc., P.O. Box 536, Wilmington, MA 01887.