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Milton A. Cruikshank
Milton A. Cruikshank, 72, of North Pitcher, NY, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, October 28, 2008.
Milt was born in Hamilton, NY on May 24, 1936, a son of the late Charles H. and Margaret Hallock Cruikshank. He was a jack-of-all-trades and worked several jobs throughout his life, including logging, construction, and cattle hauling. After his retirement, he enjoyed spending time with his family, writing poetry, and coaching tee-ball. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather and will be dearly missed by his family.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Betty Brown Cruikshank, of N. Pitcher; and his children, Cindy (Clarence A., Sr.) Brown of N. Pitcher, Brenda L. (Louis, Jr.) Brown of N. Pitcher, Milton A. (Lisa) Cruikshank, II of S. Plymouth, Marcus A. (Shannon) Cruikshank of Otselic, Amy (Steve) Amos of Otselic, and Amanda Cruikshank of N. Pitcher. He also leaves behind his grandchildren, Clarence Brown, Jr., Lynn Haitian, Betty Marsh, Lori Devine, Michael Brown, Heather Cruikshank, Stephen Amos, Jr., Mersades Cruikshank, and Chelsea Amos; his great-grandchildren, LeAnne Haitian, Justin Marsh, Kyle Haitian, Hailey Clemens, Jamie Marsh, Morgan Hyer, Alyssa Devine, and Xavier Devine; brothers, Charles and Edward; sister, Sybil; sister-in-law, Nancy Cruikshank; brother-in-law, Mervin Predmore; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was predeceased by a granddaughter, Bobbie Jo Brown, and several brothers and sisters.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 31, 2008, at 12:30 p.m. at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, NY with Fred M.S. Downs officiating. Burial will be in North Pitcher Cemetery. The family will be present to receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 11:30 a.m. until the time of the service at 12:30 p.m.
My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Bridget Cruikshank Aug 7 2012 12:00 AM
I am so sorry for your loss. I feel your pain as I know all to well what losing a loved one feels like. I hope you get through this as easily as possible. I am going to try to change my work schedule so that Mom and I can attend the service. You are in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless You !
wendi stone Aug 7 2012 12:00 AM
please know i send my love and my prayers to all of you at this time. milt will always hold a special place in my heart.
shannon cruikshank Aug 7 2012 12:00 AM
I'm so sorry for your loss. You are all in my prayers.
Shane A. Jolliff Aug 7 2012 12:00 AM
sorry for your loss.
richard lapuszynski Aug 7 2012 12:00 AM
We were so sorry to hear about your dad.. All of the family is in our prayers.
Rob & Kelly Goff Aug 7 2012 12:00 AM
Betty, and family. I'm very sorry to hear about Milt's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you. I know your children won't remember me, but knowing and working with Milt, was one of, if not the most, interesting and enjoyable times of my life. They were years I will never forget! People come, and people go. But some special people leave a lasting impression. Milt was one of those. We will all remember him for years to come, that, I'm sure of. Again, my condolences. Ernie
Ernie Moon Aug 7 2012 12:00 AM
Betty we are thinking about you and the Family. We will Miss Milt at Pops (Kens) House and Lance will miss dealing baseball cards with him.
Milt we love you and Rest in Peace!! God Bless
Lance & Katie Jennings Aug 7 2012 12:00 AM
sorry for your loss. i remember good times from when i was a kid to present, your in my prayers
darrell church Aug 7 2012 12:00 AM
I am so sorry for your loss. He was a cool guy. Know you are in my thoughts
Emma Keator Scott Aug 7 2012 12:00 AM