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Eleanor Crawford


Eleanor Mae Crawford, 77, of Middletown, entered her eternal rest on Friday, November 29. She was the loving wife of Gary L. Crawford.  

Born in Middle Creek, Snyder County, she was the daughter of the late Spencer and Eunice Pecht Ewing.  

She was a graduate of McClure High School and was a homemaker. Eleanor was a former member of Wesley United Methodist Church, she enjoyed yard sales, rides in the country and to New Jersey, and her pets, Sneaky, Tippy and Maggie. 

She was preceded in death by a sister Beverly Ewing. 

Surviving in addition to her husband are five sons: Danny (Judy) of Middletown, Randy (Susan) of Hummelstown, Ricky of Elizabethtown, Andy of Londonderry Township, and Mickey (Brenda) of Royalton; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a brother Larry (Anita) Ewing of Lancaster; and a sister Bonnie (Terry) Hack of Harrisburg.

A Graveside service honoring Eleanor’s Life was held on Tuesday at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville. 

If desired, memorial contributions may be made in Eleanor’s memory to the American Diabetes Association.

Arrangements by Coble-Reber Funeral Home, Ltd., Middletown. 

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