Emmett S. Croson, Jr., age 90, died peacefully at his home, on Thursday, November 26, 2020. Emmett was born on February 14, 1930 to Emmett and Eva Croson who preceded him in death. He was married to Frances Ruth (Joyce) Croson for 56 years who preceded him in death. They were blessed with five children: Charles Croson, Phyllis (Duane) O’Donnell, Joyce (William*) Addis, Richard (Kathleen) Croson, and Sherry Croson. At the time of his death, Emmett was married to Lois (Steenrod) Croson. They spent the last 15 years residing in Englewood, Florida. Emmett retired from the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission after 28 years of service. He was a life member of the Beltsville Volunteer Fire Department where he served in various positions, including Fire Chief for 3 years. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, and traveler. He traveled to every state in the United States, including Alaska and Hawaii.
Emmett is survived by his wife Lois Croson, brother Curtis (MaryAnn) Croson and sister MaryAnn (Donald) Roberts, 5 children, 7 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by one son-in-law* and two grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Beltsville Volunteer
Fire Department, P.O. Box 831, Beltsville, Maryland 20705.
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