Mary Carolyn Crosby

February 7, 1927 ~ January 23, 2024 (age 96) 96 Years Old

Mary Crosby Obituary

Mary Carolyn Crosby, 96, of Conway, NH passed away peacefully on January 23rd. Born in Taunton, MA February 7, 1927, daughter of the late Edward and Mary Josephine Cronan. Carolyn attended Taunton High School graduating in 1945. Later, in her 50s she went on to earn a degree in business at Fisher Junior College. Carolyn enjoyed many years working in the Public Relations Department at Morton Hospital in Taunton MA, where she made numerous lifelong friends. Following her high school years she met Arthur upon following a recommendation from her father to seek car repair services from Crosby’s Garage. Outgoing, vivacious, and chatty, Carolyn was the balance to Arthurs level headed, hard working and no nonsense demeanor. Married July 16, 1955, the pair were inseparable until his passing in 2009. Carolyn and Arthur engrained themselves in the communities they were a part of. In Taunton, Arthur and Carolyn were long time members of the Dighton Rock Grange. Later, when relocating to Conway in 1993, they became staples at The Gibson Center. A devoted Catholic, on Saturday evenings it was most common to find her at Our Lady of The Mountains Church in North Conway. Lovingly known by most in The Mount Washington Valley as “Nana” she always priorized her friends and family. Carolyn was truly The Valley’s “Nana,” talk to her once she would remember you forever and be your biggest cheerleader. Never one to be short on words, she was happy to share her wisdom and extensive knowledge that came with her nearly 97 years. A true force, this petite 4’ 10” woman was the matriarch to her family and for many, a mentor and confidante. While she will continue to be deeply missed by many, we can all find solace in knowing she has been reunited with her best friend and husband, Arthur. Carolyn is survived by her daughter, Mary Ann and husband Rick; sons William and Arthur Crosby II; grandchildren, Arthur Crosby III and wife Sara, Meghan Limmer and husband Trevor, Caroline Fall and husband Kyle, Liam Crosby and Ciara Crosby. Carolyn is also survived by great grandchildren, Arthur Crosby IV and Bailey Fall. Carolyn is predeceased by her parents Edward and Mary Josephine Cronan, husband Arthur E. Crosby, and siblings Edward, Corline, and William Cronan. A viewing will be held by Furber & White Funeral home on Thursday, February 1st at 10am followed by mass at Our Lady of The Mountains Catholic Church at 12pm in North Conway, NH. In lieu of flowers please consider making a donation to New Hampshire State Library Talking Books, 117 Pleasant St Concord, NH 03301. The family would also like to thank Merriman House in North Conway for their kindness and support over the past year.

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February 1, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Furber & White Funeral Home
2925 White Mountain Highway, PO Box 1653
North Conway, NH 03860

Funeral Mass
February 1, 2024

12:00 PM
Our Lady Of The Mountains
2905 White Mountain Hwy
North Conway, NH 03860


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