Myra F. CRIPPEN, 74, of Genesee, PA, died Sunday, August 20, 2017 in her home surrounded by her loved ones.
Born February 3, 1943, in Troupsburg, NY, she was the daughter of Elwood A. and Evelyn P. Winfield Mattison.
A graduate of Northern Potter High School, she earned an associate's degree in business from Alfred State College.
On November 28, 1959, in Potter Brook, PA, she married Gordon C. Crippen, who predeceased her on July 26, 1984.
On August 22, 2015, in West Bingham, PA, she married Bruce I. Metcalf, who survives.
She was employed by Frontier Telephone Company as a systems administrator.
She was a charter board member of the Genesee Area Library, served as a 4-H leader, Girl Scout Leader, and on the Genesee Township Board of Election. Myra was a meals-on-wheels and soup kitchen volunteer in Deland, FL.
Surviving besides her husband, Bruce Metcalf, are: four children, Randy Crippen of Genesee, Kimberly (William Berg) Crippen of Mohnton, PA, David (Barbara Levan) Crippen of Lawrenceville, PA, and Karin (Michael Brennan) Crippen of New York, NY; two-stepchildren, Dean Metcalf of Deland, FL and Beth Plaskocinski of Mt. Morris, NY; two grandchildren, Gordon Crippen of Mohnton and Travis (Corrina) Crippen of Great Falls, MT; several step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Nona Kay Bean of Shinglehouse, PA and Barbara Lee (David) Benton of Coudersport, PA; an aunt, Eleanor Mattison of Stafford, NY; nieces and nephews. In addition to her first husband, she was predeceased by an infant son, Gordon C. Crippen, Jr.; and a sister, Carol A. Mattison.
FRIENDS MAY GATHER AT THE FAMILY HOME ON G. CRIPPEN ROAD, GENESEE, PA TO CELEBRATE MYRA'S LIFE ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2017 BETWEEN 1:00 and 4:00 PM.
Burial was in Riverview Cemetery, Potter Brook, PA.
Memorials may be made to the Genesee Area Library, P.O. Box 135, Genesee, PA 16923.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA.
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