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Milton A. Cruikshank

May 24, 1936 — October 28, 2008

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.

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