Mary Rose (Gumina) Crawford, age 94, of Elizabeth Township, passed away on Sunday, July 11, 2021 at Grandview Estates. Born November 11, 1926 in McKeesport, she was a daughter of the late Lawrence and Sara (Giganti) Gumina. She worked for G.C. Murphy Company and Menzie Dairy, both in McKeesport. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, the late John T. Crawford; and siblings Cosmo and Stella Jane Gumina. Mary is survived by her daughters Mary Jo (Mark) Cieslewicz of Greenock and Laura (Matthew) Blanc of Gig Harbor, WA; son John Crawford of McKinney, TX; grandchildren Matthew Cieslewicz and Sara (Stephen) Mooney; step-grandchildren Michael and Daniel Blanc; great-grandson Lucas Mooney; siblings Madeline Tedesco of Carrolton, TX, Fred (Lorraine) Gumina of Pittsburgh, and Felix (Glenda) Gumina of Crest Hill, IL; aunt Margaret Anselmo of White Oak; and nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received at the Daniel F. Bekavac Funeral Home & Crematory, 4504 Walnut Street, McKeesport, PA 15132 (412) 678-3454 on Friday, July 16, 2021 from 11 AM to 1 PM. A blessing will take place on Friday, July 16, 2021 at 1 PM at the funeral home, with Deacon Jeffrey Cieslewicz officiating. Entombment to follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, North Versailles. In lieu of flowers, please make a donations to the Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank, 1 N Linden St, Duquesne, PA 15110 https://www.pittsburghfoodbank.org/ Arrangements made by the Daniel F. Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory, Versailles. www.bekavacfuneralhome.com
Originally published July 14, 2021.