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“Coming up on 4 years passed.. always loved,never forgotten. Each time I go home, I visit you. ”
1 of 14 | Posted by: Michele - former wife

“I am so sorry to the family of Dale's. Brenda, Deborah, Andrea, and Henry. I graduated with Dale and Brenda at SWA. I had an opportunity to talk...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Rodney Moore

“Dale,Although I didnt know you that long,I'm sorry that you wont be around at work anymore. You were a nice guy,always willing to help out in any way...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Kim

“i am so sorry . Dale was an awesome worker i worked with him at plasan in bennington and the national hanger. Dale had a great sense of humor.He...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Angela Starr

“I am so sorry for your loss. Even though I am not in Rupert anymore it still hits home when I hear of someone passing from our tight knit little...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Lindy Saunders Decker

“this still doesn't seem real. i have known Dale and the entire family since i was very young. Dale and i married in 1982. Although our marriage ended...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Michele

“Dale was a good person, and I have lots of fond memories of him. He will be missed and deepest sympathys to his family. ”
7 of 14 | Posted by: Debi Mentiply

“My heart is broken by the loss of Dale. He was a wonderful friend who I spent thousands of hours with on line.(over the course of seven years) I live...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Kevin Murphy aka MurfMan=VIII=

“He was a good man... we were in the same gaming clan and I spent many a nights fraggin with him on the computer. Unfortunately I never met him...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Dennis Fosdal

“My sympathies to all Dale's family and friends. I've known him since July 2003.It's hard to believe he is gone so young and I'll never have the...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Patrick Stua

“I am so sorry to hear about Dale's passing. I went to school with Dale and Brenda, my thoughts and prayers are with the whole family at this time ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Tim Linendoll

“I have known Dale since 2002 when he first became a member of Factor VIII. We instantly hit it off and he was a natural leader. His diplomacy and...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Christian Famiglietta (ArcAngyl =VIII=)

“I don't even know where to begin. It's amazing the friendship that can come from playing a video game with other people that have the same interests....Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Colin Way aka Roach9119 =VIII=

“Dale (Kyril), you were my online brother, you will be missed greatly. John (Whiplash) Hurst ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: John Hurst


Bennington, VT-Dale R. Croff, 49, of Bennington, passed away Thursday, December 11, 2008 at Albany Medical Center following a sudden illness.  Dale was born March 21, 1959 in Granville, NY the son of the late Raymond F. and Patricia (Plant) Croff.  A graduate of Salem Washington Academy in 1977, Dale enjoyed hunting, fishing and using his computer and had lived in Bennington for many years.  He was of the Methodist faith and in his younger years, was a member of the Rupert United Methodist Church.   
Dale is survived by his sisters and brother, Deborah Mead and her husband Michael of Salem, NY, Brenda Ryan and her husband Ron of Pawlet, VT, Henry Croff and his wife Nicole of Rupert, VT and Andrea Filer and her husband William of Salem, NY.  Dale is also survived by his aunt, Wilma Batease of Rupert, VT and his nieces and nephews, Jared Ryan, Patrick Ryan, Rebecca Lessard, Jennifer Filer and Brooke Filer.  In addition to his parents, Dale was also predeceased by a daughter, Courtney Raye Croff on may 18, 1996.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial service at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 21, 2008 at the Rupert United Methodist Church, Rtes. 153 & 315 in Rupert with Rev. Mary Beth Hutchinson, pastor officiating.  Interment will follow the service in the Rupert Cemetery.  Following the services, Dale's family cordially invites everyone to join them for light refreshments and to continue to share memories of Dale in the downstairs hall of the Congregational Church of Rupert located next to the Rupert Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy in memory of Dale may be made to the American Cancer Society , 260 Osborne Road, Loudonville, NY  12211.

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