Della C. McNeil, 85, has gone to be with her Lord and savior. She passed away at the home of her granddaughter, Melissa Nolf, on Friday (Dec. 28, 2012) following a lengthy illness.
Born July 19, 1927, in Hamden, N.Y., she was a daughter of Arthur and Sarah Soules Biggs. She attended high school in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Della was employed as a salesperson for Studio Girl Inc. and for McNess Co. for several years.
She was a member of the Church of Christ in Melbourne, Fla., and Church of Christ in Bradford.
She has left behind two sons, Terry Crawford of Sydney Center, N.Y., and David Crawford of Melbourne; three daughters, Judy Kemick, Cheryl Thomas and Laurie Ostrander, all of Bradford; foster daughters, Kim August of Ellicott City, Md., and Carol Cornelius of Carlisle; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; as well as three nephews and seven nieces. Rest in peace, we love you.
A son, Gerald Crawford, preceded her in death.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Frame Funeral Home, Eldred. A memorial service will be held and announced in the summer of 2013. Burial will be in East Sharon Cemetery, East Sharon.
Online condolences may be made at www.framefuneralhome.com