George F. Crawford

George F. Crawford

AGE: 98 • Wilmington

Passed away on February 13, 2014 at Windsor Place.

Mr. Crawford was born in Yorklyn, DE on November 1, 1915, the son of the late Sara G. (Carr) and George H. Crawford. George was a 1937 graduate of P.S. DuPont High School, serving as class president during his senior year. He retired as a manager for Sears Roebuck after thirty-five years of service and was a life member of the Knights of Columbus, Holy Angels Council. George enjoyed tending to his vegetable garden during the summer and spending time at his cottage on the Chesapeake Bay. He was predeceased by his wife of 67 years, Dorothy (Hohn) Crawford, who passed away September 10, 2006, and his son-in-law, Ron Davis.

George is survived by his daughter, Susan H. Davis of West Chester, PA; his sons and their wives, G. David and Marti of Earleville, MD and Robert F. and Kathy of Newark, DE; 10 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; and 6 great-great grandchildren.

Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family suggest donations to either St. Mary of the Assumption Church, 7200 Lancaster Pike, Hockessin, DE 19707 or Compassionate Care Hospice, 702B Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE (302) 652-5913

Funeral Home

Mealey Funeral Homes & Crematory
703 North Broom Street Wilmington, DE 19805
(302) 652-5913

Published in The News Journal from Feb. 18 to Feb. 20, 2014