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John Christopher "Chris" Crowfoot

July 9, 1941 — March 17, 2020

Fort Lonesome, FL formerly of Sundown, NY

John Christopher "Chris" Crowfoot

John Christopher Crowfoot "Chris" of Fort Lonesome, FL formerly of Sundown, NY a retired master auto technician passed away, Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at the Brandon Regional Medical Center.  He was 78.

The son of the late John Willie and Eleanor Francis Reid, he was born July 9, 1941 in Bridgeport, CT.

Chris was a Boy Scout, an Army Veteran; a member of the Auxiliary Police of Audubon NJ; and a Little League Coach for many years in both NJ and NY. He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Sun City Center and he was supervisor for the Town of Denning as well as board member for many years.

Survivors include his wife Virginia "Ginny" Crowfoot, at home; his children, Dawn Lieberman (Gina Schiaffo), Dan Crowfoot (Rebeca), Christy Bernstein (Lenny), foster daughter Rose Paradies; daughter-in-law, Jeanne Crowfoot; sister, Elizabeth Crowfoot; his grandchildren Anthony, Jessica, Joshua, Stephanie, Jordan, Alexandria, John Christopher, Thomas, John Isaac, Catherine and John Willie; step grandchildren, John Houghton and James, and nine great grandchildren.

Chris was predeceased by his oldest son, John Willie Crowfoot II; his foster daughter, Diana Sambor; and his beloved grandson, Michael Lieberman; and one sister, Eleanor Jensen.

Due to restrictions at this time, we will be holding a Celebration of his life at a later date.

Graveside services with military honors will be Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 1 PM in the Plainville United Methodist Cemetery, Franklinville, NJ.

Memorial contributions in Chris's name may be made to the SCC-UMC Camp Scholarships, 1210 Del Webb West, Sun City Center, FL 33573. This was Chris's favorite program; he would sponsor kids each year to go camp through his Church.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Harris Funeral Home West St. at Buckley, Liberty, NY.  845-292-0001 or 845-439-5200 or

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Graveside Service

Saturday, March 28, 2020

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Plainville United Methodist Cemetery, Franklinville


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