William M. Crozier

William M. Crozier

William M. Crozier, 83 of Youngsville passed at Saint Vincent hospital following a brief illness on Sunday, May 5, 2024.

“Boomer” as most knew him by, was born in Jamestown, NY on June 17, 1940 to Wendell and Florence Jones Crozier.

He graduated from Jamestown High School and later, Alfred University with a Liberal Arts Degree in Business. While in college, Bill joined ROTC later being stationed in France as a member of the signal core. He met Nancy Stotz while attending Alfred and married in 1962. They had two sons residing in Sheffield until settling in Warren later in life.

While growing up, Bill was involved in scouting achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. He loved music and was a long time member of the Conewango Clippers Barbershop Chorus, as well as a number of barbershop quartets with which he competed internationally representing the Seneca Land District. Anyone who heard Bill sing recognized his talent and appreciated his strong bass voice. He loved the outdoors, bike riding, hunting, camping and riding his motorcycle. He particularly enjoyed getting away to deer camp in the fall.

Following military discharge, he began his working career with the Pennsylvania Gas Company. He worked for several local businesses over the years eventually retiring from the maintenance department of Blair Corporation.

Boomer was very much a people person. He enjoyed socializing and was a member of the American Legion Post 658, AmVets Post 50, as well as, the Kane Eagles Club.

He is preceded in death by his parents and brother, George Crozier of Warren, PA.

He is survived by two sons, Steven and Lois Crozier (Kane, PA) and David and Vicki Crozier (El Dorado Hills, CA), four grandchildren, Kaiya Crozier (Russell,PA), Alyssa Crozier (Cleveland, OH), Sydney Crozier (Phoenix, AR) and Zachary Crozier (El Dorado Hills, CA); two great grandchildren, Summer Crozier and Elijah Crozier; three nieces and his partner Marylu Zock (Youngsville, PA).

A Veterans Service in honor of Bill will be held on Friday, May 17th at 11:00am at the Youngsville American Legion. A luncheon will follow the service.

In leu of flowers, donations in memory of Boomer may be made to the American Legion Post 658, Youngsville, PA.