Howard Cross

Obituary of Howard C. Cross

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Howard C. Cross, 75, passed away Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady. Born June 19, 1945 in Brooklyn, NY he was the son of the late Anthony and Elizabeth Mihaly Cross. Howard was a veteran of the US Air Force and served during the Vietnam War. He and his wife Cheryl owned and operated Pines Mobile Park for 44 years. He had been employed for many years at Ford Motor Company in Green Island, NY before retiring in 1988. Howard enjoyed his early retirement and soon found a way to use his talents and creativity. Together with Cheryl, they began a 32-year journey hand crafting their dream home. When he wasn’t busy working, he loved to travel on day trips throughout the Adirondacks. These trips often included canoeing, fishing and picnicking. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and teaching them about wildlife and fishing. Howard was an honorable and traditional man who deeply loved our country, his family and friends. He is our unforgettable hero and will forever be. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brother, Frank Augner and his wife Mary, his sister, Wilma DeCico and her husband George, brother-in-law, Norman Konrad, sister-in-law, Lesley Cross and beloved nephew, Vincent Cross. Survivors include his wife of 36 years and the light of his life for 44 years, Cheryl Hosier Cross of Gansevoort; his daughters, Sheila Olesky (Marc) of Queensbury, Jennifer Brogan (Jeremy); his granddaughters, Addyson, Marley and Sadye of Glens Falls; his brother, Edward Cross (Linda Zimmerman) of Gansevoort; his sister, Katherine Konrad of Fort Edward; several much-loved nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. A funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family at Flynn Bros. Inc. Funeral Home, 13 Gates Ave., Schuylerville, NY 12871. Spring burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Schuylerville. Friends may call on Tuesday March 9, 2021 from 5-7pm at the funeral home. Due to COVID restrictions, face masks will be required and 40 people will be allowed inside at a time, following social distancing. Memorials can be made in his name to Moreau Emergency Squad, Tourette Association of America, or The Gary Sinise Foundation. Online remembrances can be made at


5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Flynn Bros. Inc - Schuylerville
13 Gates Ave Ext
Schuylerville, New York, United States
(518) 695-3138

Spring Burial

St. Mary's Cemetery
Cemetery Rd.
Schuylerville, New York, United States
Spring Burial
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