Carol A. McCrery, age 70, of West Chester, Ohio, formerly of Wilmington, passed away on January 10, 2023 of Alzheimer’s disease.
Born in Lewes, Delaware, she was the daughter of the late Dorothy M. McCrery and Albert J. McCrery Jr. of Wilmington.
Carol is survived by her sister Nancy M. Mumford (Dirk), her brother Albert J. McCrery III (Pamela), her sister Virginia M. Strickland (David), and cousins Evelyn Rowe (Don) and Scott McCoy (Kathy). She is also survived by nieces Dorothy Flesta (John) and Lauren McCrery (Aaron Stulman), and nephews Clay Mumford (Kelley), Jesse Mumford (Noel), Andrew Strickland (Christine), Albert J. McCrery IV (Megan) and 9 great nieces and nephews.
Carol was a graduate of Wilmington Friends School, the University of Delaware with a Bachelor’s of Science in Home Economics with honors, and a cum laude graduate of Wesley College of Nursing. Carol was also a member of Kappa Delta Pi education honor society while at the University of Delaware.
Carol’s career included working as an RN and for McCrery Funeral Home.
In her leisure she enjoyed raising her Labrador retrievers, needlepoint, gardening, reading and cooking. By far Carol’s favorite activity was spending time with her nieces and nephews.
A service will be held at 11AM on Saturday, January 21, 2023 at McCrery & Harra Funeral Home, 3924 Concord Pike with visitation beginning at 10AM.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be directed to Alzheimer’s Association, www.alz.org