Richard ‘Ricky’ Gary Cross

Richard “Ricky” Gary Cross, 66, of Gloversville, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 14, 2016, at Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA surrounded by his loving family.

Born August 26, 1950, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Amsterdam, he was a son of the late Willis H. and Dorothy Shaffer Cross.

Survivors include his longtime girlfriend, Carolyne Pendlebury; brothers, James Cross of Amsterdam, Timothy (Rosalind) Cross of Gloversville, Wayne (Robin) Cross of Tennessee, William (Storm) Cross of Gloversville and Robert Cross of Syracuse; sister, Lori Ann (Willie) of Indian Lake; and aunt, Ruth Holden of Syracuse. Ricky is also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his brothers, Mark and Michael Cross.

A gathering to which relatives and friends are invited to attend will be held on Thursday, September 22, 2016, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, 51 Fremont Street, Gloversville. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Ricky’s memory to the American Liver Association, 39 Broadway, Suite 2700, New York, NY 10006 or online at

Arrangements have been entrusted to Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, Gloversville. Online condolences for the Cross family are available at

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