Irene May Crawford
HEATH: A funeral service for Irene May Crawford, 89, of Heath, will be held at 11AM, Wednesday, January 30, 2013, at the Brucker-Kishler Funeral Home, Pastor James Gau will officiate. Burial will follow in Maplewood Cemetery in New Lexington, Ohio.
Friends and family may call from 2-4PM and 6-8PM, on Tuesday, January 29, 2013, at the funeral home, 985 N. 21 Street in Newark.
Mrs. Crawford was born June 2, 1923, in New Lexington, a daughter of the late Joseph E. and Emma (Reed) Hitchcock. She passed away Monday, January 21, 2013, at Autumn Healthcare in Newark. Mrs. Crawford loved her family and her home, enjoying sewing, crocheting and cooking for her family. She was Lutheran by faith and had been a member of the Moose Lodge in Newark.
Surviving are her son, Gregory Thomas (Bonnie) Crawford of Everett, Washington; her daughter, Katherine Jo Pappas Crase of Heath; two grandchildren, Anthony "Tony" (Patty) Phillips of Heath, Matthew (Heather) Offers of Heath; six great-grandchildren, Justin Phillips, Jacob Phillips, Caroline Offers, Matthew Offers, Jr., Crystal Giglio and Dawn Giglio.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas G. Crawford and a brother, William Hitchcock.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio or Our Savior Lutheran Church.
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