Thomas F. Crossett of Johnson City


Thomas F. Crossett, 86, of Johnson City fell into the arms of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on June 20th, 2024. He was predeceased by his sister, Geraldine Kingsley. He is survived by his wife of almost 60 years, Sandra Connors Crossett; two sons, Andrew Crossett of Binghamton and John (Gabriela) Crossett of Virginia; two grandsons, Lucas and Conor; his sister, Patricia Treat of California; his brother, Bob (Penny) Crossett of Florida, as well as by many beloved nieces, nephews and cousins.

Tom was a social worker for many years at the Broome County Department of Social Services, Catholic Charities, and the Susquehanna Valley Home. He was also Director of the Alcoholism Center of Broome County (ACBC). He received his Masters Degree from Syracuse University.

In 1978, Tom was ordained as a deacon for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Syracuse and served the parishes of St. Thomas Aquinas in Binghamton and St. James in Johnson City. He was a good man, a loving husband and father, and a dedicated deacon. He had a wonderful sense of humor and a great store of knowledge which he shared generously. He will be greatly missed.

Funeral services will be held 11am Friday, June 28, 2024 at St. James Church, 147 Main St, Johnson City, NY 13790.  The family will welcome friends at the church from 9:30am until the time of Mass.  Condolences may be expressed online at  Full obituary also available at  In lieu of flowers please make donations in Tom’s name to Mercy House, 212 N. McKinley Ave, Endicott, NY 13760  Arrangements entrusted to SAVAGE-DeMarco Funeral Service.