Charles R. Crocker


Charles R. Crocker, 86, of Warwick, passed away April 16, 2012 at West View Health Care Center, Warwick. He was the beloved husband of Amelia (Andrade) Crocker.

Born in Brockton, Mass., he was the son of the late Lester and Mabel (Henry) Crocker. Mr. Crocker was a toolmaker for Leesona Corp. for 29 years and served in the United States Navy during World War II.

He was the loving father of Linda D. Kowalski and her husband, Joseph, of Warren, Alan D. Crocker and his wife, Dianna, of Florida and Mary Elizabeth Crocker of Wales, Mass.; devoted grandfather of Jennifer Kowalski, Brianne Mellott, Rachel Kowalski, Matthew Crocker, Jaime Lepizzera and Steven Lepizzera; cherished great-grandfather of Chloe and Addison Mellott.

His funeral and burial are private. Calling hours are respectfully omitted.

In lieu of flowers, gifts in his memory to VNA Hospice of Care New England, 51 Health Lane, Warwick, RI 02886 would be appreciated. Arrangements made by Urquhart-Murphy Funeral Home. For information and guest book visit