Crescenze, Edward Paul
Birth: Monday, April 25, 1927 in Massillon, Ohio
Residence: Ocean City, Maryland
Death: Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at the age of 89
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Edward Paul Crescenze, 89, of Ocean City, MD formerly of Calvert County passed away in Solomons, MD on April 11, 2017. Edward was born on April 25, 1927 in Massillon, OH to the late Steve and Mary Porini Crescenze. He served in the United States Army in World War II and graduated from the University of Maryland with a master's degree in physical education. His wife of 65 years, Barbara, predeceased him, as have his son, William Daniel Crescenze and a sister, Angeline Zimbello.

Edward was a teacher at Oxon Hill High School and a professor of physical education at Prince George's Community College. He retired from the Prince George's County School System in 1992. He was an athlete, who not only enjoyed biking and golf, but also coached college basketball, baseball, golf, tennis and bowling.

He was proud of having raised six children. Edward is survived by his sons, Stephen Crescenze of Welcome, MD, Paul Crescenze and his wife, Thea of Chestertown, MD, Jeffery Crescenze and his wife, Lisa of Huntingtown, MD and Gary Crescenze and his wife, Tammy of Ocean City, MD; daughter Sharon Gramsky of Chesapeake Beach, MD; brothers, Steve and Richard Crescenze, both of Massillon, OH; sister, Carolyn Mesaros of Massillon, OH; 10 grandchildren and eight-great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Calvert Humane Society, 2210 Dalrymple Road, Sunderland, MD 20689 or to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Arrangements by Raymond Wood Funeral Home.
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