Wallace J. Crooks
Wallace J. Crooks, 92, formerly of Plymouth Road passed away on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at Tockwotton on the Waterfront. He was the husband of the late Jane M. (Carmody) Crooks. Born in Pawtucket, he was a son of the late John W. and Florence (Cooper) Crooks. Wallace was a graduate of Pawtucket West and Bryant College class of 1949. He served in the US Navy during World War II and was a member of a PT Boat Squardron in the South Pacific. For many years, he was a salesman of imported and domestic food specialties. Wallace is survived by his loving daughter Marilyn Banigan and her husband Philip of Pawtucket and five grandsons. He was the father of the late Janice A. Whitney and brother of the late Beatrice Robinson, J. Roland and E. Elliott Crooks. His funeral service will be held on Monday, January 8, 2018 at 11:00 AM in the Perry-McStay Funeral Home, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. Calling hours will be one hour prior from 10-11 AM. Burial will be private. Please omit flowers. Contributions to Hope Hospice, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904 would be appreciated.