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Albert B. Crake

Saturday, November 21, 1942Monday, March 11, 2019

Albert B. Crake, 76, a resident of Shavertown, passed into eternal life unexpectedly on Monday, March 11, 2019, at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.

His beloved wife was the late Barbara (Sincavage) Crake who passed away on December 29, 2010. Together, Al and Barbara shared 42 wonderful years of marriage.

Born in November 21, 1942, in Wilkes-Barre, Albert was the son of the late Michael and Frances (Hydock) Crake.

Raised in Wilkes-Barre Township, Al was a graduate of the former Wilkes-Barre Township High School, Class of 1961.

Al honorably served his country as a United States Army Reservist.

Prior to his retirement, Al was employed for 30 years as a machinist for Procter and Gamble, Mehoopany. 

Al was a member of Saint Therese Roman Catholic Church, Shavertown. 

Mechanically inclined throughout his life, Al took great enjoyment in working on any type of mechanical or electronic device. An early adopter of home computers, Al enjoyed organizing and tracking information for his own use as well as to assist his wife's family. Al was a regular at Ollie’s Restaurant, where he enjoyed his breakfast almost every day. 

In addition to his parents, Michael and Frances Crake, and his wife, Barbara, Al was preceded in death by his brother, Michael Crake Jr., and his infant sister, Dolores Ann Crake.

Al is survived by his son, David Crake, Newark, Delaware; his nephew, Richard Crake and his wife, Amy, Tampa Florida; his wife's brothers, William Sincavage Jr., Swoyersville; and Joseph Sincavage, Swoyersville; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Family and close friends of Al are invited to attend his viewing which will be held on Friday, March 15, 2019, from 4:00 to 6:00 PM, at the Wroblewski Funeral Home, Inc., 1442 Wyoming Avenue, Forty Fort. A Blessing Service will be celebrated on Friday at 4:00 PM by the Reverend James J. Paisley, Pastor of Saint Therese Church.

Entombment will be private in Mount Olivet Roman Catholic Cemetery, Carverton.

For additional information or to send the Crake Family an online message of condolence, you may visit the funeral home’s web-site, www.wroblewskifuneralhome.com, or Facebook page.

 

Service Date
Friday, March 15, 2019 - 4:00pm
Services

Family and close friends of Al are invited to attend his viewing which will be held on Friday, March 15, 2019, from 4:00 to 6:00 PM, at the Wroblewski Funeral Home, Inc., 1442 Wyoming Avenue, Forty Fort.

A Blessing Service will be celebrated on Friday at 4:00 PM by the Reverend James J. Paisley, Pastor of Saint Therese Church, Shavertown.

Entombment will be private in Mount Olivet Roman Catholic Cemetery, Carverton.

 

Cemetery

Mount Olivet R.C. Cemetery | View Map

Location

Wroblewski Funeral Home | View Map

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