(The Williams Lake Tribune, Monica Lamb-Yorski, Apr. 4, 2018)
Roy Crosina honoured for several decades with Freemasonry
For a total of 64 years a Williams Lake man has been a member of the Williams Lake Centre Lodge #113
It’s not everyday you will see the Grand Master of the BC and Yukon Freemasons, make a personal house call in full regalia. But in the case of Brother Roy Crosina, an exception was made.
Roy, 88, has been a Freemason, and a member of Williams Lake Centre Lodge #113, for the past 64 years.
He went into the Masons because his uncle and grandfather were members and that made him interested in the organization, his wife Shirley said.
Unable to attend the local Lodge to receive the recognition for his long service to the craft, the Grand Master did not hesitate to go to him.
So on the morning of March 24, 2018, the Grand Master, accompanied by the Grand Marshall Mark Donaldson, — the current District Deputy Grand Master Cliff Cawley, a long time member of Centre Lodge Alan Boyd, and the current Worshipful Master John Tauber, paid Roy and Shirley a visit.
Sporting an ear-to-ear smile, while seated in his living room chair, Roy was presented his 60-year pin, a personal pin from the Grand Master, and…