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Barbara Lynn Derosa Crooks

Barbara Lynn Derosa Crooks, 46, of Homosassa, FL, passed away on Tuesday Feb. 23, 2021 at the Oakhill Hospital in Brooksville, FL. Barbara was the wife of Charles Edward Crooks for 14 years and mother of Ryan Anthony Crooks (17 Years old) and Stepson Alexander James Crooks (24 years old).

Barbara was born in Philadelphia on Jan. 16, 1976. Barbara was the daughter of the late Daniel Michael, Sr. and France Scott DeRosa. She was a 1993 graduate of Hughesville High School and a 1998 graduate of Lock Haven University. Barbara was employed by Hope Enterprise as a social worker. She enjoyed dining out, reading a good love story, watching movies, especially anything with Sandra Bullock and most importantly, being a mother.

Barbara was preceded in death by her sister Teresa Ashforth (Perkasie) and a brother Charles Abdill (Macungie). Surviving in addition to her husband and children are an uncle, James Peet, (Levitton), and her siblings Daniel M. DeRosa, Jr. (Hughesville), Patricia Anderson (Allentown), Gina DeRosa (Bath, NY), Mary Shoch (Hamburg), James DeRosa (Williamston, SC), Kelly Minerly (Charleston, SC), Kat Minerly (Philadelphia), Frank Lange (Woodhull, NY), Lori Lange (Woodhull, NY) and 13 nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life will be held at a date to be determined. Any flowers or donations may be sent to her husband and sons: 5858 W. Cardinal St., Homosassa, FL 34446.