News and Tribune

November 22, 2013

Ralph J. Crone

83; New Albany

— A funeral Mass for Ralph J. Crone, 83, New Albany, will be at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, at Holy Family Catholic Church, New Albany, with burial to follow in Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery. He died Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services, New Albany.

 He was born Feb. 26, 1930, to the late George and Theresa Herbert Crone. He was a U.S. Army veteran, a graduate of Bellarmine University, and a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, New Albany. He was known by his nieces and nephews as “Mr. Wonderful.”

Survivors include his brother, Eugene Crone; sisters-in-law, Margaret Carnes and Wini Crone; 17 nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Lou Voss Crone; and his brothers, Marion “Doc”, Herb and George “Pee Wee” Crone.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at Kraft Funeral Service, Spring Street Chapel.  

Expressions of sympathy can be made to St. Elizabeth’s, 601 E Market St., New Albany, Ind., 47150.

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