|Birth: ||Jan. 27, 1920|
|Death: ||Oct. 23, 2007|
LITTLE YORK - Elverta F. McCrea passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007 at her home. She was 87.
Born Jan. 27, 1920 in New Bloomfield, Pa., she was a daughter of Samuel and Anna Frances (Rice) George. She lived in Ferndale, Pa. before moving to Little York in 1978. She worked in the garment industry in Phillipsburg for nine years. Prior to that she owned Gonder's General Store and ran the post office in Ferndale for many years. She also owned Hillendale Garden and Lawn Supply in Easton for nine years. She was also a homemaker and cleaned houses, until she passed away.
She was a founding member of Shepherd of the Valley Church in Holland Township.
Mrs. McCrea enjoyed gardening and quilting.
Her first husband, Paul Gonder, died in 1971 and her second husband, Floyd McCrea, died in 1987. Her brothers, Warren and James George, also died earlier.
She is survived by two daughters, Mary Marion of Dixfield, Maine and Peggy Moore of Plano, Texas; a stepson, William McCrea of Lambertville; a stepdaughter, Betty Jane Swetland of Spring Lake Heights; four sisters, Annetta Pierce of Lemoyne, Pa., Louise Anderson of Camp Hill, Pa., Shirley Staples of Moorestown, Tenn. and Vivian Cooper of Millersburg, Pa.; four grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and four step-grandchildren.
A graveside service was held on Saturday at Maple Grove Cemetery in Elizabethville, Pa.
A memorial service will be held tomorrow at 7 p.m. at Shepherd of the Valley Church.
Arrangements were under the care of Johnson-Walton Funeral Home, Holland Township.
Memorial contributions can be made to the church, 45 Spring Mills Road, Milford 08848.
Hunterdon County Democrat (Flemington, NJ)
Thursday, November 1, 2007
Paul Hiram Gonder (1915 - 1971)*
Floyd Roberson McCrea (1919 - 1987)*
Maple Grove Cemetery
Maintained by: Bill McCrea
Originally Created by: Beverly Kirby-McDonough
Record added: Jan 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64130323
Happy Mothers Day Mom. Love and Miss You very much !|
Peg & Kimber 2015
Added: May. 12, 2015
Flowers for you Mommie, because I am not in PA. to put them on your grave. Until we meet on the other side of the rainbow. I miss you and love you.|
Added: Mar. 14, 2013