Marjorie A. (Babcock) Crosby


Marjorie A. (Babcock) Crosby, formerly of Cranston and Warwick, RI passed away on September 20, 2012 at the age of 93. Marjorie was the beloved wife of the late Walter P. Crosby III for 70 years.

Marjorie was the daughter of the late Irving P. Babcock and Esther Bemis. Marjorie worked for many years at Calart Artificial Flower Co. For 28 years, she enjoyed spending her winters in Port St. Lucie, Florida. Marjorie was loved and admired for her special talent and tireless effort knitting many

afghans for her family for special occasions over many years, including birthdays,

graduations and weddings. These pieces are still cherished by all who received them.

Marjorie leaves behind one son, Robert D. Crosby, and his wife, Kathryn of Warwick, and two daughters, Jean E. Cameron and her husband Harold of Saunderstown, and Carol C. Carlisle and her husband Carlton of Narragansett, Rhode Island. Marjorie was the cherished Nanny to six grandchildren, Karen Cameron DiFazio and her husband, Ernest, C. Scott Carlisle and his wife, Laura, Susan Cameron Grundy and

her husband, David, Michael Crosby and his wife, Julia, Christine Carlisle Toolan and her

husband, Paul, and Allison Crosby Lombardi and her husband, Adam. She was also the

proud great-grandmother to nine great grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Phyllis Stevens.

Calling hours are respectfully omitted. Burial will be private.

Donations in Marjorie’s memory may be made to: The American Cancer Society, 931 Jefferson Blvd, Suite 3004, Warwick, RI. Condolences at


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