Max D. Crosen, Sr.

Max D. Crosen, Sr.


Max Delano Crosen, Sr., age 86, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Friday, August 23, 2019 at Winchester Medical Center in Winchester, Va.

Born June 13, 1933 in Unger Store, W.Va., he was the son of the late Raymond Stanley, Sr. and Nora Glenna Kerns Crosen.

He was a member of Wesleyan Chapel.

Max attended Great Cacapon public schools.

He retired as a machinist with the CSX Railroad. Max worked with Fairchild Aircraft in Hagerstown, Md.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and chopping wood.

Max is survived by his wife of 67½ years, Leona Mae DeMoss Crosen, at home; his children, Diana Mae Bowman of Hancock, Md., Max Delano Crosen, Jr. of Berkeley Springs, Brian Keith Crosen of Martinsburg, W.Va.; one brother, Robert Stanley Crosen, Jr. of Winchester; six grandchildren, Meilana Ostrowsky of Scottsville, Va., Mandy McAlexander and Mathias Crosen, both of Berkeley Springs, Katie Ann Crosen of Winchester, David Crosen and Isabella Crosen both of Martinsburg; five step grandchildren, James Bowman, Paul Alan Bowman and Elizabeth Mills, all of Hancock, Hope King of Chambersburg, Pa., Jennifer Bolten of Martinsburg; 21 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Max was preceded in death by four sisters, Dorothy Fogle, Margaret Taylor, Mary Kirch, Linda Akers; two brothers, Raymond Larry Crosen and Albertus Crosen.

Funeral services were conducted at 3 p.m. on Sunday, August 25, 2019 at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 95 Union Street, Berkeley Springs, W.Va., with Rev. William C. Swope officiating.

Burial was in Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Cross Junction, Va.

The family received friends from 1-3 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wesleyan Chapel, 1761 Woodmont Road, Great Cacapon, WV 25422.

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