Frank C. Crookston

William Snyder Funeral Home

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | October 09, 2016

Frank C. Crookston, age 65 of North Huntingdon, passed away on Friday, October 7, 2016. He was born March 28, 1951 in Pittsburgh, a son of the Late Jack and Marie (Clark) Crookston. He was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church in Irwin and the VFW post 781 in Irwin. Frank was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War and went on to be a truck driver for C.A. Walters in Greensburg for over 18 years and then owned the F&L Sporting Goods store in Irwin for over 8 years.

He is survived by his wife of over 43 years Linda Lee (Bumba) Crookston; children Penny (James) Whalen of North Huntingdon and Matthew (Melissa) Crookston Sr. of Apollo; grandchildren Matthew Jr., Amber and Tanner Crookston and Mackenzie, Carlin and Hope Whalen; brother Father Michael Crookston of Monessen; and sisters Linda Marie Crookston of North Irwin and Irma Rich of Jeannette. Friends and family will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the William Snyder Funeral Home, Inc., 521 Main Street, Irwin, 724-863-1200. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the St. Agnes Catholic Church in Irwin. Interment will follow at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies in Bridgeville. Memorial contributions can be made to the Wounded Warrior Project at For online condolences please visit

Originally published October 09, 2016.

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