Patricia Ann (Reidy) Crumrine passed away peacefully on February 9, 2013, at the age of 87. Pat was a life-long Akron resident, graduating from Central High School in 1943, and a 1946 graduate of St. Thomas Hospital School of Nursing, where she became a Registered Nurse. Her mother, Helen Reidy, believed in college education for all of her six daughters, as well as her two sons.
Pat began her nursing career with the Department of Public Health Visiting Nurse Service. After raising her three children, she returned to work as an RN at Akron General Medical Center, later retiring with 30 years of service at the age of 65.
Pat is survived by her children, Christine Ann (Glenn) Wright, Lynn Marie Crumrine, and Jere Thomas Crumrine; three granddaughters, Michelle (Vince) Tobin, Samantha Wright, and Stephanie Wright; and three great-grandchildren, Emilie, Maggie, and Connor. She is also survived by four of her seven siblings, Rosemary, Margaret, Eloise, and Martha. Pat was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Jere Lynn Crumrine, who died in 1993. Her other three siblings - John, Robert, and Jeanette, along with their parents, Helen and Tom Reidy - also preceded her in death.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Guardian Angels Catholic Church, 1676 S. Cleveland-Massillon Rd., Copley 44321, on Friday, February 15, 2013 at 11 a.m. The family will receive friends ONE HOUR PRIOR to the mass AT the church. Pat's cremated remains will be interred at a private ceremony, next to her husband Jere, in the veteran's section of Rose Hill Cemetery.
Pat's family would like to thank the staff at Rockynol for their wonderful care. Donations in Pat's memory may be made to the Rockynol Retirement Community, 1150 W. Market St., Akron 44313. Please visit www.hummelcares.com
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