(O74) Phillip E. Crotty, 84, of Pleasant Hill, MO passed away May 15, 2022. He was initiated 8/14/1961 (60-years of service), retired 12/1/1999 and Life Member 8/14/2011. His son, James “Jim” Crotty and cousins, Jeff Crotty, Steve Crotty, and William J. Crotty are all Pipefitters Local 533 members. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 from 5:00 PM till 7:00 PM at the Stanley-Edenburn Funeral Home, located at 203 N. Armstrong Street in Pleasant Hill, MO 64080. Funeral will be held on Wednesday. May 18, 2022 at 10:00 AM at the Funeral Home. Online Condolences can be made here.
(O73) Richard “Dick” J. Samuels, 97 of Mission, KS passed away May 7, 2022. He was initiated 9/28/1953 (68-years of service), retired 4/1/1986 and Life Member 9/28/2003. There will be a Celebration of Life at the family home, family, and close friends only.
(O72) Eddie R. Oswald, 84, of Springhill, KS passed away May 5, 2022. He was initiated 2/9/1957 (65-years of service), retired 4/1/1997 and Life Member 2/9/2007. His son, Michael L. Oswald and grandson, Michael E. Oswald are both Pipefitters Local 533 members.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, from 2:00 PM till 4:00 PM at Wilson's Funeral Home, located at 607 Main Street, Wellsville, KS 66092. Celebration of Life will follow at 4:30 PM at American Legion Post LeRoy Hill #19, located at 315 S. Meadowbrook Circle, Gardner, KS 66030. Online Condolences can be made here.
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Local 533 members who have graduating high school seniors are eligible for the TCLC scholarship. Please contact our business office at 816.523.1533 to request an application. A minimum of 350-word essay, the topic “How Unions have affected my life” must be submitted with the application and the application will also need to be signed by a Local 533 Officer.
The completed application and the essay must be mailed and postmarked to Tri-County Labor Council by June 25, 2022 or E-mailed by June 25, 2022 to TCLC in order to qualify. Winners will be selected by a chance drawing at the TCLC July 2022 delegate meeting.