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Marie Crawford

Nov 5, 2008

Marie Crawford, 86, formerly of Watsontown, died Oct. 28, 2008, at the Hillside Assisted Living Center, Montoursville, where she resided the past two years.

Born April 13, 1922, in McEwensville, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Mary Margaret (Young) Hughes.

Her husband of 51 years, Wilbur M. Crawford, died April 1, 2008.

Following graduation from Watsontown High School in 1942, she worked at the former Philco Ford in Watsontown until 1963, when she left to raise her family. She assisted her husband with chores around the farm and found time to crochet and quilt. She loved being a mother and was extremely dedicated to her family.

Surviving are one son, Edward W. Crawford of Avis; two daughters and sons-in-law, Doreen S. and Wayne Laubscher of Lock Haven and Lana M. and Richard Dworsak of Bloomsburg and two grandchildren, Courtney and Cameron Crawford.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by a brother, Lewis C. Hughes.

Funeral services were held Oct. 31, at Grenoble’s, Muncy, with the Rev. Bethany P. Wood, pastor of Bethany United Methodist Church, Hughesville, officiating. Burial was in Muncy Cemetery.