Linda Ann McCrea, 76, Homer City, died Tuesday, September 15, 2020, with her daughters by her side while at the Indiana Regional Medical Center.
The daughter of Orville and Anna Grace (Carney) Berringer, she was born February 10, 1944, in Sykesville, PA.
Linda was a 1961 graduate of the Sykesville Henderson High School. She then attended the Indiana Hospital School of Nursing where she graduated as a RN in 1964. Linda was employed in both the state of New York and PA in various hospitals and Nursing Homes.
Diagnosed early in life with Polio, she demonstrated both strength and perseverance by overcoming many obstacles during her lifetime. Her favorite time of the year was Christmas because it meant having family home for the holidays. She was a huge Steelers fan and loved all of her pets. Her family and friends will remember her as a loving wife, mother, and meme (grandmother).
Surviving is her husband of 55 years, William McCrea, Homer City; daughters, Kelly (Mark) Rearick, Spring Church, PA, Kimberly (Patrick) Henigin, Blairsville, Kristin McCrea, Indiana; nine grandchildren, Nicole Rearick and fiancée, Tyler Hunter, Rural Valley, Jordan (Keisha) Rearick, Indiana, Taylor (Nathan) Miller, Reading, PA, Mitchell (Savanna) Duke, Indiana, Madison Duke and her significant other, Tyler O’Hara, Indiana, John Rearick, Spring Church, Katherine Henigin and Garrett Henigin, both of Blairsville, and Tyler McCrea, Indiana; a sister, Donna Jean Gross, Sykesville; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Preceding Linda in death were her parents; two brothers, Donald and Orville “Budd” Berringer.
Friends will be received on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm at the John A. Lefdahl Funeral Home, Indiana. A private funeral service will be conducted in the Lefdahl Chapel with Rev. Thomas Spiker, officiating.
Interment in the Greenwood Cemetery will be private.
Visitors will be required to wear masks and practice social distancing.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Four Footed Friends, 220 Beck Road, Indiana, Pa 15701.
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