Veronica B. Crockett, 87, of Meadville, died Saturday, February 16, 2013 at her residence.

She was born October 7, 1925 in Triumph Township, Warren County, a daughter of Robert E. and Mary B. Martin McGraw. She married Charles C. Crockett June 12, 1948 and he preceded her in death March 12, 2012.

Veronica was a 1943 graduate of Youngsville High School and a 1946 graduate of the St. Vincent School of Nursing where she received her Registered Nurse’s degree. She was employed at Meadville Medical Center for 25 years as a nurse manager in the Intensive Care Unit, retiring in 1987. She previously worked at Warren General Hospital and at the college hospital of Penn State Univ.

Veronica was a member of St. Brigid Church and its Altar and Rosary society. She was known for her wonderful memory and loved her family and time spent with her grandchildren and greatgrandchil dren.

Survivors include three daughters, Lynnea Bailey and her husband Michael of Erie, Charlene Horvat and her husband Tom of Meadville, and Connie Graham and her husband Curtis of Meadville; ten grandchildren, Mark, Stephen, and Gregory Bailey, AnnMarie Patterson and her husband Carl, Natalie Montgomery and her husband Larry, Charles, Robert, and Kaylie Horvat, Julie Graham and Dana Revel, and Kevin Graham, three greatgrandchildren, Gabriella, Gia, and Max; a brother, Ernest A. McGraw and his wife Alice of Venice, FL; a niece, Rhonda Glotz of Englewood, FL; several cousins including Mary Sampson and her husband Chuck of Tidioute; good friends, Paul and Dot Hannold of Youngsville; and her wonderful caregivers, Betty Wagler, Sandy Walker, Ada Schrock, Venessa Summerlin, and Naomi Miller.

Calling hours will be Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Robert W. Waid Funeral Home, 581 Chestnut St., Meadville with a scripture prayer service at 3:45 p.m.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday at 10:00 a.m. at St. Brigid Church, 383 Arch St., Meadville with Fr. Johnathan P. Schmolt as Celebrant.

Interment will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens.

Memorials may be made to St. Brigid Church, 967 Chancery Ln., Meadville, PA 16335, Southern Care Hospice, 1245 Park Ave., Meadville, PA 16335, or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

The family wishes to extend appreciation for the loving care provided by Southern Care Hospice.

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