Jane Crummy


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Posted Online: Feb. 12, 2013, 5:04 pm
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Jane Crummy, 91, of Viola, died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at Genesis Medical Center, Aledo.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at St. John's Catholic Church, Viola. Burial will be at St. John Cemetery, Viola. Visitation is Friday, Feb. 15, from 4 to 7 p.m., with rosary recited at 7 p.m., at Dennison Funeral Home, Viola. Memorials may be left for St. John Cemetery Perpetual Care Fund.
Jane was born Nov. 17, 1921, to Walter and Edith Stevenson Allen. She was born and raised in New Windsor and attended schools there. Her senior year, the family moved, and she graduated from Oxford Township High School, Alpha, in 1939. On Jan. 1, 1941, she married Leo Crummy at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Davenport. He preceded her in death on Feb. 27, 1982. She took great pride in assisting Leo in their family business, Crummy Funeral Homes.
Jane enjoyed playing cards and loved to travel. She traveled extensively, visiting Hawaii many times and even went overseas. She was a member of St. John's Catholic Church and its Altar and Rosary Society.
Those left to cherish her memory are her children (and spouses), Sonja (Max) Jones, Greenup, Ill., Nancy (Ed) Michur, Blue Grass, Teresa (Steve) Mason, Fountain Valley, Calif., Mike Crummy, New Windsor, and Jeff (Darlene) Crummy, Viola; 13 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; her twin sister, Jean; and sisters, Delores and Maxine.
Online condolences may be left at www.dennisonfuneralhome.com.












 



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