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Mary Christine Crum

Born: Sun., Apr. 8, 1945
Died: Fri., Jun. 4, 2021


2:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Thu., Jun. 10, 2021
Location: Ashville

Funeral Mass

11:00 AM Fri., Jun. 11, 2021
Location: Basilica of St. Michael

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Mary Christine Crum, 76, Punta Gorda, FL, formerly of Loretto, died June 4, 2021 at Select Specialty Hospital, Fort Myers, FL. Born April 8, 1945 in Pittsburgh, daughter of the late Arthur F. Jr. and Margaret E. (Deasy) Crum. Preceded in death by daughters; Catherine J. “Katie” Koegler and Therese C.M. Koegler, sister, Joan Crum and brother, Arthur F. Crum lll. Survived by former husband, Stephen "Mike" Koegler Sr. of Loretto, children; Stephen M. “Mike” Jr. (Dawn Donohue) Koegler of Hershey, Margaret E. “Lisa” Polite of Cape Coral, FL, Paul V. (Karen Arista) Koegler of Lake Worth, FL, Brian L. Koegler of Palmyra, and Ann M. (William “Bill”) Koss of Revloc, grandchildren; Michael, Briana, Samantha, Alexandra, Christina, Britany, Joshua, Megann, Matthew, and William “BJ” Jr., several great grandchildren, and sister in law, Nancy Crum of Austin, TX. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, and cousins. Mary enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. She was very proud of her Irish heritage and passed that Irish Pride on to her children and grandchildren. Mary was a devout Catholic with a deep devotion to the Blessed Mother and was a secular member of the Franciscan Third Order Rite. She was known in Punta Gorda to stop and pray with members of the military when they would be around. She loved all animals, enjoyed reading and participating in various conservative political and religious activities. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at the Basilica of St. Michael the Archangel, Loretto at 11:00 AM, Friday, Very Rev. John D. Byrnes, Celebrant. Committal, St. Michael Cemetery, Loretto. Friends will be received from 2 until 5 PM Thursday at the Gibbons Funeral Home, 1688 Liberty St., Ashville, PA 16613 where a Vigil Service will be held Thursday. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the local ASPCA, St. Jude’s Children Hospital or request a Purgatorial Mass in Mary’s memory. www.gibbonsfhashvillecoalport.com



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Peter, Suzanne, Evan and Winnie Doyle
   Posted Mon June 07, 2021
We could not have hand picked a better neighbor, she was a special friend to us!
She will be deeply missed by us.
Our condolences to the family.
She will be happy to be with Cody once again.

Scott and Lydia Deaso
   Posted Mon June 07, 2021
Prayers for comfort and strength, sent during this difficult time.
This wonderful person, love and treasured by her family, will be remember in their hearts forever. I’m saddened for the loss, of your presence in their daily lives, but oh how the Heavens have rejoiced for an angle is amongst her waiting
Family. I wish I could Have met you. I’m delisted I learned So much about you.
Condolences to the family of Mary Christine Crum. ✝️

Barb (Koegler) Mock
   Posted Mon June 07, 2021
My deepest sympathy to all of aunt Chris children at this difficult. She was a special aunt and my family loved her so much. Also to Uncle Mike for the passing of his wife. She will never be forgotten. Love to all.

Paula Charles
   Posted Tue June 08, 2021
So sorry for your loss. She was a great coworker at Laurel Crest.

Lynn Virus
   Posted Tue June 08, 2021
I am so sorry for your loss. Chris was such a kind person and excellent nurse. We worked together at Laurel Crest. I remember she wore a brown scapular and encouraged others to do so. That was in the 1990's and I still wear one. May she rest in peace.

Diana Hample
   Posted Wed June 09, 2021
I send my deepest sympathies to you and your family on the loss of your Mother/Grandmother. May God comfort you with the memories you’ve shared.

Barb J Mallory
   Posted Wed June 09, 2021
My deepest sympathy to all her family. She was always such a sweet lady

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