In Memory of




Obituary for James Eric Crockford

Passed away suddenly, but peacefully, in his hometown of Aurora, Ontario, on January 14, 2023 at 90 years of age. Loving husband of Tove for 65 years. Beloved father of Tina (Donald) and Peter (Carol). Proud grandfather of Alexander. Brother of Sheila, Patrick, Elizabeth, Jim, Charles, and Jayne. Predeceased by brothers Robin and Peter. Son of the late James Noel and Miriam Harriett.
Born in beautiful Tenby, South Wales and moved to Canada 1957. Eric was a Public Servant for 35 years. He travelled extensively, loved his boat, and enjoyed spending time on the water. Most of all, he loved his family and always put them first.
Special thank you to all of our wonderful family and friends who are always there with love and support.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, January 20, 2023, at 1 p.m. at Roadhouse & Rose Funeral Home, Newmarket.
The service will be livestreamed for all those who are unable to attend in person. Click Here to Watch the Service
Memorial donations may be made to the Salvation Army or the Canadian Red Cross.
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