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Mendon: Died peacefully on July 7, 2014 at age 90. Born to Winter and Lucy A. Matthews King in Beaumont, Texas, she was the youngest of 3 children. Amanda graduated in 1945 from Southwestern University, Texas. Her marriage in 1947 to the late Paul R. Crookshank lasted until his death in 2013. Together they raised a family in upstate NY. Mandy's devotion, compassion, and creativity benefited family, friends, church, gardens, and mealtimes.
She is survived by her children, Carol A., Martha Nurenberg, Mary Sullivan, and David M.; and grandchildren, Megan E., Nathan J., Joel A., Rachael N., Amanda J., Rebecca K., and Alyssa G.; and great grandchildren, Corban and Ryan. Thank you to Bridges of Mendon for providing Amanda's and Paul's lovely final home and loving care.
A memorial service for both Amanda and Paul will be announced this Fall. Contributions may be made to
, 435 E. Henrietta Rd., Rochester, NY 14620. To share a memory of Amanda or send a condolence to the family, visit www.anthonychapels.com.
Anthony Funeral & Cremation Chapels
2305 Monroe Avenue Rochester, NY 14618
Published in Rochester Democrat And Chronicle on July 13, 2014