O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
fax: (716) 945-4222

Reginald K. Crouse

Mr. Reginald K. Crouse, 82, of Salamanca, NY died early Tuesday morning, June 30, 2020 at Salamanca Nursing & Rehab following a short illness.

Born July 14, 1937 in Fredonia, NY, he was the son of the late John W. Crouse Sr. and Florence Gordon Crouse.

He was an enrolled member of the Seneca Nation of Indians and the Hawk Clan.

Mr. Crouse was a veteran of the United States Air Force, serving in Oklahoma City, OK.

He had been employed as a Drug and Alcohol Counselor with the Seneca Nation of Indians in Irving, NY. He also owned and operated Red Nation Tobacco for over 8 years.

He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grand- and great-grandchildren. He enjoyed the outdoors and hunting, he also supported Salamanca High School athletics. He was an avid fan of the Buffalo Bills, Bandits, and Sabers, as well as the New York Yankees.

Surviving are: a daughter, Robin Jacobs, Kill Buck, NY; two sons, Thomas Crouse, Little Valley, NY, Tony Crouse, Limestone, NY; a stepson Albert Pauley, Salamanca, NY; two sisters, Betty and Gretta Crouse, both of Salamanca, NY; three granddaughters, Jennifer Gerbec, Jamestown, NY, Trinity Ferguson, Izabella Stevens, both of Kill Buck, NY; four grandsons, Jason and TJ Crouse, both of Little Valley, NY, Hayden Ferguson, and Wyatt Stevens, both of Kill Buck, NY; four great-granddaughters, Ally Grey and Ava Gerbec, both of Jamestown, NY, Lillie Crouse, Little Valley, NY, Aria Hoag, Salamanca, NY; two great-grandsons, Jacob Grey, Jamestown, NY, Kyson Crouse, Little Valley, NY; several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by two sisters, Marilyn and June Crouse, and four brothers, Sanford Crouse, John Crouse Jr., Emery “Dewey” Crouse, and Gordon Crouse.

Friends may call at the O’Rourke & O’Rourke Inc Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, NY on Friday, July 3, 2020 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., at which time funeral services will be held.

Burial will be in Memorial Heights Cemetery, Jimersontown, NY.

Full military honors will be conducted by members of the American Legion Hughes-Skiba Post 535 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars John F. Ahrens Post 5296.

E-condolences can be sent to orourke.orourkefh@gmail.com or posted to facebook.com/onofh.