Eldon E. Crawford Sr. – Cumberland

Eldon E. Crawford Sr. – Cumberland

Eldon E. Crawford Sr., 79, of Cumberland, passed away Saturday, November 30, 2019, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Patricia (Lee) Crawford and they had been married for the past 54 years.

Born in Toledo, Ohio, he was the son of the late Richard and Eileen (Robinson) Crawford. He resided in Cumberland since 1963.

Following his graduation from high school, Mr. Crawford entered the United States Navy serving from 1959 to 1963 as a Helicopter Mechanic.

He later continued his education at R.I. Radio and Electronic School, and the Community College of Rhode Island. Mr. Crawford was employed at Data General and a Service Engineer for the Honeywell Information Systems for many years.

In addition to his beloved wife, he leaves his children, Eldon E. Crawford Jr. and his wife, Christine, of Woonsocket, and Deborah E. Pion of Cumberland; his brother, Robert Crawford, of Temperence, Mich.; his three grandchildren, Sarah, Katelyn and Lauren; his great-granddaughter, Kairi Lee; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to Eldon's Life Celebration to be held Monday, December 9, with visiting hours from 5 to 8 p.m. Funeral and burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Beacon Hospice, 1 Catamore Blvd, East Providence, RI 02915.

For the online memorial, visit jjduffyfuneralhome.com .