ST. ALBANS — Garth Edward “Sonny” Cross, 60, passed away at home on Nov. 7, 2013.  Born on Oct. 7, 1953 in St. Albans, to Mary Pauline “Teresa” Cross (Aiken) and Edward Philip “Jim” Cross, he was christened Edward Philip Cross, Jr.  Later in life, he changed his name to Garth Edward Cross, the name chosen for him by his mother at birth.

Garth is predeceased by his loving mother, Teresa, his father, Edward, his beloved older sister, Gloria, whose memory he cherished and her husband Don Pasha, whom Garth adored and admired.  He is also predeceased by his most loving and loyal companion, his dog “Z.”

He is survived by his brother Gary Cross, wife Barbara and their sons, Wyatt and Matthew, of Austin, Texas, his sister, Donna Greco of Burlington, and her sons Adam and Ben Snide, his sister Darlene Richards, husband Paul and their children Angelene and Evan of Plattsburg, N.Y., his sister Darla “Dee” Cross of St. George, and her sons Dilon and Jesse, his brother Larry, wife Gina and their daughter, Brianna, of Franklin, a beloved niece, Stephanie Pasha and a previous brother-in-law, Dwight Snide.

By his specific request, no services will be held for Garth.  Please check “Remembering Garth E. Cross – Sonny ” on Facebook for the full text of the obituary, and feel free to share a remembrance there.