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In Loving Memory of

Rick Crabbe


Obituary of Rick Crabbe

Crabbe, Richard (Rick)
It is with great sadness that the family of Rick (Crabby) Crabbe, in his 50th year announce his sudden passing on June 5, with his family at his side. Son of Richard and Cathy and the late Sharon Crabbe, brother to Lynn Stranges (Vince), Jason (Christine) Crabbe, uncle to Adriana and Christian Concolino, Anthony Stranges, Olivia, Owen and Jaxson Crabbe, survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins from Niagara Falls and Lewiston, NY.; predeceased by grandparents Al and Vera Crabbe and Jessie and Bob Wiltse. Rick was a proud Ironworker for Local 721, his happiest times were spent camping, riding his Harley and finding new adventures around every corner. He was a devoted son to his mom Sharon with whom he is now reunited and was a faithful and generous friend to so many. Cremation has taken place and a celebration of life will be held on Sunday, June 23, 2019 at St. Patrick's Church Hall, 4673 Victoria Avenue, Niagara Falls, from 2-5pm. Sincere thanks to the Chippawa Volunteer Firefighters, Niagara EMS, GNGH’s ER and ICU staff for all your care. Rick and Sharon were proud supporters of Project SHARE, the family would appreciate any donations to this very worthy community service.

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Heidi Crabbe-Bolibruck
4 years ago

My name is Heidi Crabbe-Bolibruck and Rick and I had only met on maybe two or three occasions when Uncle Albert was in the GNGH before he passed. My family would like to send our heartfelt condolences for Rick’s (Richard’s) sudden passing. I have sent a special prayer for the family at this very difficult time. I wish I had been able to get to know all of my cousins and their families more. My sisters Rose Crabbe-Brewster and Laurel Crabbe-Saemerow and my younger brothers Kevin Crabbe and Patrick Crabbe have asked that I pass on their condolences as well. My apologies for not attending Rick’s Celebration of Life as I woke up early this morning not feeling well so I made the decision to not attend. Rest Well Cuz!

kevin pinkernelle
4 years ago

Rest peacefully my friend, I’ll never forget the good times we had in highschool, may peace be with your family.

LeeEllen Dale
4 years ago

Sending love and prayers to Rick’s family..He was loved by many, a great friend with my Uncle Brian William’s and Peggy…Fly high my friend..xoxo

Kathy Michalek
4 years ago

You will forever be in my thoughts and in my heart , Ricky. My deepest sympathy to Cathy, Richard ,Lynn ,Jay and family. You are wonderful people and may God be with you in this most difficult time.
With love and prayers.

Nancy Tkachuk
4 years ago

Cathy and Richard – We are so very sorry to hear of your loss.
We send our deepest condolences to you and your family. You are
in our thoughts and prayers.

Marty and Nancy Tkachuk

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Brian and Jackie Holley
4 years ago

We were so sorry and shaken up to hear about the passing of our buddy, “Crabbie.” He was a great friend to us and we will miss him very much. Our condolences to the family. You’re in our thoughts and prayers

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Brenda linton
4 years ago

I am very sorry for the loss of your loved one. May you find comfort at this difficult time. God bless

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Debbie Willick
4 years ago

Always a smile on his face . Always up.
One of the friendliest, nicest, and most helpful guys I’ve met.
Gonna miss you Crabby & our shots of Honey jack at The Chippy House.

Ken C
4 years ago

My sincere condolences on the sudden passing of Rick.
May God bless you all and give you comfort in his ever lasting love.

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Larry and Debbi Anderson
4 years ago

Our deepest condolences to all the family . Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Heather Crown
4 years ago

My sincerest condolences to Rick’s family. It was such a shock to hear of his passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you as you move forward without your loving son and brother.

David and Marlene Chubb
4 years ago

Marlene and I extend our most sincere and heartfelt condolences to Cathy, Richard and family during this time of tremendous loss of your son Rick. May our loving Heavenly Father surround you with His great comfort and peace during these difficult days. Our prayers continue for you and your family.

Elisabeth Hardwicke
4 years ago

So sorry for your loss.

Elisabeth Hardwicke
4 years ago

So sorry for your loss.

Bev and Wayne Logan
4 years ago

My deepest condolences go out to each and every family member .. I knew Rick when he was very young they rented the house next door to my parents which my parents owned he was always a happy person loved to sit and chat over a beer just last week my dad passed and he came over to give us a hug and his condolences he will truely be missed

Jim and Dawn Bloomquist
4 years ago

Dearest Jay and Lynn,
Please accept our condolances. We are thinking of you at this time our hearts are with you, our thoughts and prayers are also with you. Crabby loved to fly them planes with Jim out at camp every weekend from Dawn to Dusk it was their thing. May God bring you peace and serenity. We love you!

Rosalie and Paul Campigotto
4 years ago

Our heartfelt condolences to Cathy, Richard and family.
We hope you find peace and comfort in your special memories of Rick.

Kim Rouse (Cudney)
4 years ago

I am so sadden to read this. Ricky was a friend from high school and then connected again on Facebook. My condolences go out to his family and all of us, his friends. You are riding high now Ricky. You will be missed😪😇. Lots of love and hugs

Christine Wintemute
4 years ago

I am so sorry for your loss my thoughts and prayers are with you all in this difficult time ❤️

Loret Bennie
4 years ago

Rest In Peace Rick.
Know that you are in hearts of
Your loved ones!
Lynn, and family we are thinking of you!

Daigneault family
4 years ago

We can’t believe your gone Rick… young.
Condolences to Rick’s entire family.
He will be missed very much by many.
RIP our dear friend


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