Retired Weymouth firefighter Edwin T. Cross Sr. "Hop" died this week at the age of 78 after a year-long battle with lung cancer.
Cross was a beloved husband, father, brother and "Papa. "An early entrepreneur, he spent his teen years selling ice cream from his horse-drawn cart throughout Weymouth. He then served in the Mass. National Guard, was a truck driver for the family firm, hauled gasoline for Cities Service and then became a Weymouth firefighter, serving the town with distinction for over 25 years.
Visiting hours will be Thursday, Feb. 28, from 4 - 8 p.m. at the McDonald Funeral Home in Weymouth. A Funeral Mass will be held March 1 at the Immaculate Conception Church in Weymouth at 9 a.m.
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