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Middlesex County Remembers Freeholder Director David B. Crabiel


December 1 , 2008


December 1, 2008

At approximately 12 noon, on December 1, 2008, Middlesex County Freeholder Director David B. Crabiel passed away at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick.

At the request of his family, no further information is being made available at this time.  Funeral arrangements will be announced by the family.

Freeholder Director David B. Crabiel has served on the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders from 1978 through 1991 and from 1994 through the present. He has served as Freeholder Director in 1994 and 1995 and has currently served as Director since 1998.

Deputy Director Stephen J. Dalina issued the following statement: “We are all shocked and saddened by the news of Dave’s passing.  He was a great public servant whose first and foremost passion was the interest of the citizens of Middlesex County.  His guidance and leadership as Freeholder Director will be greatly missed, and I personally have lost a great and dear friend.”


County Administrator


Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Paul's Church, 62 South Main Street, Milltown. Interment will follow at Van Liew Cemetery, North Brunswick. Friends and relatives may call tonight (Tuesday) from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. and Wednesday from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. & 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at The Crabiel Home for Funerals, 170 North Main St. at Riva Avenue, Milltown.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to either: the Freeholder David B. Crabiel Scholarship Foundation, c/o 170 N. Main St., Milltown; the Milltown Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 308, Milltown, or St. Paul's Church.