Walter D. Crogan (1923-2014)

NEWSPAPER LOGOWalter D. Crogan, age 90, of Delta and formerly of Watervliet, NY, passed away early Friday morning, February 21, 2014 at his daughter’s home. He was born in Troy, NY on October 8, 1923 to the late John Crogan and Ruby (Fonda) Crogan. Walter was a WWII Veteran having served with the US Army; during his time in Europe he was wounded and awarded the Purple Heart. Before retiring he was a production worker for Bendex Company. Walter was an avid reader and very much a train enthusiast; including everything from watching trains, reading about trains and collecting train memorabilia. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by siblings, Ada Howes, Ruth Yonchok, Edith, John, Carlton and Billy Crogan. Walter is survived by his children, Shelli Crogan, Cathy (Ray) Vaillancourt, Bonnie (Mike) Sicko, Terri (Dale) Skawinski, Randy (Ruth) Brand, Jerry (Robin) Brand, Vicki (Bruce) Kelso and Danny (Donna) Brand and many loving grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. In honoring Walter’s wishes, there will be no public services locally. Arrangements have been entrusted to Barnes Funeral Chapel, 5825 St Hwy 109 in Delta. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our website at


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