February 22, 1932 - April 26, 2021
Virginia “Ginny” Lee Crews, age 89, of Mentor, passed away on Monday, April 26, 2021 at home surrounded by those she loved. Ginny was born February 22, 1932 in Cumberland, Maryland to the late Frank and Mildred McKenzie. She married her next-door neighbor and sweetheart, Harold Emerson Crews in October 1950. In 1955 they moved to Ohio. She worked as a Teacher’s Aid at Broadmoor School in Mentor for 27 years. For many years, she also managed the Deepwood Bowling League, enriching the lives of developmentally disabled adults in the area. Ginny enjoyed spending time with her large, extended family and loved to celebrate family events such as picnics and campouts. Throughout her life, she made frequent trips to Cumberland with her family to visit her many relatives there. She was a longtime member of the Saint Bede Catholic Community and a devout Catholic. She will always be remembered for her complete dedication to family and her love of our Lord, Jesus Christ. Survivors include her children Martin (Patricia) Crews, Denny (Sue) Crews, Larry (Kim) Crews, and Cheryl Crews; grandchildren Leigh Ann (Tom Jr.) Sturniolo, Dan (Paula) Crews, Kevin (Kris) Crews, Crystal Crews, Jeremy (Minda) Merchak, Melissa Merchak, Hannah Crews, Kelly (James) Randall, Amy Crews, Kristy Crews, Anthony (Autumn) Crews; great-grandchildren Sammy, Katie, Nicky, Collin, Miles, Nyla, Cameron, Tyler, Piper, Brandon, Matthew, Tia, Nena, and Juniper. Survivors also include her siblings Bud (Shirley) McKenzie, Rita Markley, Joe (Betty) McKenzie, and Susie (Bob) Atkins, and numerous nieces and nephews. Ginny was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Emerson Crews, child, Richard Michael, her parents, and siblings James R. McKenzie, Mary Jo Growden, and Dorothy Thrasher. Friends and family will be received from 5-8 p.m., Monday, May 3, 2021 at the Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 8466 Mentor Ave., Mentor, OH 44060. Visitation will also be held from 10-11 a.m., Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at St. Bede the Venerable Catholic Church, 9114 Lakeshore Blvd., Mentor, OH 44060. The funeral mass will follow at 11 a.m. at the church. Masks are required and social distancing is encouraged during all publicly attended events. Interment will be held in All Souls Cemetery, 10366 Chardon Rd., Chardon, OH 44024. Masks are required and social distancing is encouraged during all publicly attended events. Please send flowers and offer condolences at www.brunners.com.
Virginia “Ginny” Lee Crews, age 89, of Mentor, passed away on Monday, April 26, 2021 at home surrounded by those she loved. Ginny was born February 22, 1932 in Cumberland, Maryland to the late Frank and Mildred McKenzie. She married... View Obituary & Service Information
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