Carrie H. DeCrapio, 89, formerly of Meadville, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at Crawford County Care Center, Saegertown, where she had been residing.
She was born Feb. 25, 1924, in Meadville, a daughter of the late Harry and Christina DeFreese Hansen. She married Loke (Lokie) DeCrapio on March 25, 1942. He preceded her in death on July 31, 1963.
She retired from Talon Inc. as a zipper inspector. She was of the Methodist faith. She enjoyed bird watching, planting flowers and watching her garden grow. She liked to read and especially enjoyed reading her Bible.
She is survived by two daughters, Dianne Peterson and her husband, John, of Meadville, and Hazel Lowe of Raleigh, N.C.; 11 grandchildren, Robin Dille of Conneaut Lake, John Peterson Jr. of Meadville, Joseph Peterson of Meadville, Jamey Peterson of Meadville, William Hollabaugh of Espyville, Julie Hollabaugh of Spring Hope, N.C., Christeenia Jones of Pink Hill, N.C., Theresa Bevilheimer of Springboro, Timothy Bevilheimer of Meadville, Jason Bevilheimer of Springboro and Robert Bevilheimer of Maryland; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Betty Hansen of Meadville; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by three daughters, Patricia Hoover, Mildred DeCrapio and Elizabeth Hollabaugh; a son, Loke (Butchie) DeCrapio; a grandson, Chester (Chip) Hoover; four sisters, Rose Snider, Myra Hansen, Dottie Hansen and Alvira Hansen; and four brothers, Martin Hansen, Carl Hansen, Ralph (Ernie) Hansen and James Hansen.
Calling hours will be at Hatheway-Tedesco Funeral Home & Crematory, 614 Baldwin St., Meadville, on Friday from 1 p.m. until time of the funeral service at 3, with Pastor Joe Kaufer, chaplain with Southern Care Hospice, officiating.
Interment will be in Brookhauser Cemetery, Saegertown.
Memorials can be made to the family in care of Hatheway-Tedesco Funeral Home & Crematory, 614 Baldwin St., Meadville, Pa. 16335.
Please sign the guestbook at hatheway-tedesco.com.