LeRoy Dodge9 Cressy
Born April 10, 1903 in Salem, Massachusetts.
Married November 21, 1931, Bertha R. Lange of
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in Reading, Pennsylvania.
She was born Sept. 10, 1899 and was the daughter of a baker in
Philadelphia. She was a homemaker and active at Redemption
Lutheran Church in Rhawnhurst, Philadelphia, serving on the
Altar Guild and other Church organizations. She is best
remembered for her extreme kindness and generosity, who adored
LeRoy and Bertha Cressy about 1957
He was a very successful salesman for the John F. Street Company,
Providence Rhode Island, a sales agency for Globe Mills, a cotton
processing company in North Carolina. He was very active at
Redemption Lutheran Church in the Rhawnhurst Section of
Philadelphia, serving as Treasurer of the Sunday School and
many other committees, including Church Council. He was a
member of the Richard Vaux Masonic Lodge, Philadelphia.
He died in 1958 at 55 years
She died in 1971 at age 72
Cressy Jr. known as "Roy" to friends and family.
Born Saturday April 8, 1933 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Married Friday Dec 28, 1951 Sibylla Susanna Crooks when they
eloped to Elkton, Maryland to get married while LeRoy was serving
in the Navy as a radio technician at the Oceania Naval Air
Station in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
She was born Friday September 22, 1933 and was the daughter of
Chemist/Physicist William R. Crooks,who was employed by the City
of Philadelphia Water Department, working at City Hall as Chief
of Materials Testing Lab.
LeRoy was Manager of Planning and Administration, Sun Pipe Line
Company, Philadelphia. Retired after 38 years service, 50 year
member of Howell Masonic Lodge, HoneyBrook, Pennsylvania,
32nd degree Mason, Valley of Reading
and a Shriner Rajah Shrine, Reading, Pennsylvania. Served as
Potentate, Rajah Temple, 1992.
Sibylla was a Social Studies teacher at Upper Merion Senior High
School, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. Retired after 25 years
service, 50 year member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Past
President Delta Kappa Gamma International, Beta Pi Chapter.
Cressy born Thursday August 7, 1941 in Philadelphia,
Unmarried. Worked for Strawbridge & Clothier, Philadelphia,
Pennsylvania for 27 years holding many different buying
positions. In 1995 he took a position with Associated
Merchandising Corp. (AMC) a division of the Target Corporation
as Director of Home Products. Active in his community in center
city Philadelphia and at the Church he attended for many years,
Old Pine Street Presbyterian Church,
4th and Pine St., in the historic
section of Philadelphia, where he is an ordained Elder and
He is known as "Bob" to friends and family,
thus G. Robert Cressy how he signs his name.