Mavis F. Croft

BYRAM -- Mavis F. Croft, 78, of Byram Township, died Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, at Newton Medical Center.

Born in Burlington, Vt., Mrs. Croft was a longtime resident of Byram.

The daughter of the late Frank and Julia (nee Coro) Rock, Mrs. Croft was also predeceased by her husband, Melvin Croft, in 1994; a daughter, Cynthia Graeber, in 2011; and six siblings. She is survived by six children, Candace Dennis, of Andover Township, Dale Theil, of Naples, Fla., Matthew Martell, of Baldwinsville, N.Y., Charles Erickson, of Andover Township, Randall Martell, of the Forest Lakes section of Byram Township, and Leslie Croft, of Andover Township. She is also survived by 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Services and interment are private and under the direction of the Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, 63 High St., Newton.

Memorial donations may be made to the Lakeland Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 311, Andover, NJ 07871.

Online condolences may be offered at

Funeral Home

Smith-McCracken Funeral Home
63 High Street Newton, NJ 07860
(973) 383-4600

Published in The New Jersey Herald on Feb. 21, 2014