Junior was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was a dedicated sports fan and enjoyed watching Nascar and golf. He loved Penn State and all Pittsburgh sports teams including the Pirates, Steelers, and Penguins.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his siblings, Stanley Crusciel, Shirley Crusciel, and a grandson, Brandon Cox.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years Rose Marie Crusciel, siblings, Robert (Kate) Crusciel, Mary Lou (Dave) Koek, Barbara (Vaughn) Heym,
his beloved children, Steve Latoche, NC, Lisa (Al Valo) Cox, Hopewell Twp., Anthony Crusciel III, Harmony Twp., Denise (Frank) Salopek, Seven fields, Greg (Lisa Gynn) Crusciel, South Beaver, Rick (Patti) Crusciel, Economy,
grandchildren, Anthony Michael Crusciel, Megan Crusciel, Angel Crusciel, Nicole (John) McLane, Frank Salopek, Bob (Raquel) Cox, Christopher (Michelle) Latoche, Jessica Latoche, and eight great grandchildren.
Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 PM ,Thursday in the Kasper-Hahn Funeral & Cremation Svc., Inc., 547 8th Street, Ambridge, 724-266-2549. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday 11 AM at Good Samaritan Church Ambridge. Interment will take place at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Wounded Warriors Project.