Kenneth A. Crossman, the former director of the Massachusetts Environmental Police, died on Aug. 23, according to his obituary on the Joyce Funeral Home website.
Joyce, 88, was a Waltham resident and served as a U.S. Marine on the Pacific front of World War II and as a peacekeeper in China until he was discharged in 1946, according to his obituary.
Crossman and his wife moved to Waltham in 1954 where they remained residents and raised a family, according to the obituary. By 1976, Crossman was named as the head of the state's environmental police. He had previously served as a supervisor.