Evelyn Crawford, 93, of Centerville, DE formerly a long time resident of New York, passed away on Sunday, May 14, 2017 surrounded by her loving family.
Evelyn was born in New York, NY on August 7, 1923, daughter of the late James and Ester (Meehan) Ross. She was a great mom, nana, gram, great gram, great great gram and friend. When she met a friend they would become her friend for life. Evelyn was generous and selfless, always putting the needs of others before her own. She had a love for animals, especially her bird “Mack”, was a beautiful singer and loved all things Irish. One of her greatest joys in life was having a large family. No matter how large the family got she never forgot one birthday and she held a special bond with every family member.
Evelyn will be dearly missed by her children, Daniel (Linda), Thomas (Carol), Jackqueline DeAngelo (Salvatore), Colleen Kojac (Michael), Robert (Araina), Holly Rodriguez (Ron), Tammy DiPrima (Paul) and Dawn Manzolillo (David). She also leaves behind her 27 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren, and 1 great great granddaughter. She was predeceased by her husband, Daniel J, Crawford; daughter, Patricia Longhitano (Roy); and her sister, Nancy Stocker.