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February 17, 2013

Veronica B. Crockett

MEADVILLE — Veronica B. Crockett, 87, of Meadville, died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at her residence.

She was born Oct. 7, 1925, in Triumph Township, Warren County, a daughter of Robert E. and Mary B. Martin McGraw. She married Charles C. Crockett on June 12, 1948, and he preceded her in death March 12, 2012.

Veronica was a 1943 graduate of Youngsville High School and a 1946 graduate of the St. Vincent School of Nursing where she received her registered nurse’s degree. She was employed at Meadville Medical Center for 25 years as a nurse manager in the Intensive Care Unit, retiring in 1987. She previously worked at Warren General Hospital and at the college hospital of Penn State University.

Veronica was a member of St. Brigid Church and its Altar and Rosary Society. She was known for her wonderful memory and loved her family and time spent with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include three daughters, Lynnea Bailey and her husband, Michael, of Erie, Charlene Horvat and her husband, Tom, of Meadville, and Connie Graham and her husband, Curtis, of Meadville; 10 grandchildren, Mark, Stephen and Gregory Bailey, Ann-Marie Patterson and her husband, Carl, Natalie Montgomery and her husband, Larry, Charles, Robert and Kaylie Horvat, Julie Graham and Dana Revel, and Kevin Graham; three great-grandchildren, Gabriella, Gia and Max; a brother, Ernest A. McGraw and his wife, Alice, of Venice, Fla.; a niece, Rhonda Glotz of Englewood, Fla.; several cousins including Mary Sampson and her husband, Chuck, of Tidioute; good friends, Paul and Dot Hannold of Youngsville; and her wonderful caregivers, Betty Wagler, Sandy Walker, Ada Schrock, Venessa Summerlin and Naomi Miller.

Calling hours are Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Robert W. Waid Funeral Home, 581 Chestnut St., Meadville, with a scripture prayer service at 3:45 p.m.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, Feb. 25, at 10 a.m. at St. Brigid Church, 383 Arch St., Meadville, with Father Johnathan P. Schmolt as celebrant.

Interment will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens.

Memorials may be made to St. Brigid Church, 967 Chancery Lane, Meadville, Pa. 16335; Southern Care Hospice, 1245 Park Ave., Meadville, Pa. 16335; or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

The family wishes to extend appreciation for the loving care provided by Southern Care Hospice.

Share your memories and condolences at waidfuneralhome.net.

 

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