2008-10-16 / Obituaries

Marie A. Crouse

Spring Run, Pa., 82

Marie Anna Crouse, 82, Spring Run, Pa., died Sunday, October 12, 2008, at home.

Born May 3, 1926, in Orbisonia, she was the daughter of the late Roy Elmer and Eva Jane Varner Worthy.

She was a member of Laurel Grove United Methodist Church.

In her earlier years, she had worked at Letterkenny Army Depot and Tracy Fashions of Chambersburg.

She is survived by her sweetheart of 59 years, Merrill W. Crouse, whom she married on April 2, 1949. Also surviving are two sons: Merrill Crouse Jr. (husband of Beverly), Terry Crouse (husband of Teresa) and daughter Connie Jane (Mrs. Thomas Edgar); six grandchildren: Nicole Pyles, Derek Crouse, Mandy Crouse, Kristen Crouse, McClain Gamble and McKenzie Gamble; two great-grandchildren: Cole and Alexis Pyles; one sister, Mrs. Betty Harkerode, Huntingdon; and five brothers: Roy Worthy of Indiana; Gary Worthy of Delaware; Jake Worthy of Mount Union; Thomas Worthy of Orbisonia; and Gene Worthy of Mount Union.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by sisters: Viola Wakefield and Mary Wrights, and four brothers: Raymond, William Joseph and Robert Worthy.

Memorial services will be held at Laurel Grove United Methodist Church in Amberson at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, October 18, 2008.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Laurel Grove United Methodist Church, PO Box 69, Amberson, PA 17210 or to Lutheran Home Services Care, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17202.

Arrangements are entrusted to Agett-Geisel Funeral Home, Dry Run, Pa.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.geiselfuneralhome.com.

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