Virginia Schmidt Crucy died peacefully on October 20 at the age of 87. Virginia, the daughter of Carl J. and Elsie Berg Schmidt, was raised in North Tarrytown. She was a proud graduate of North Tarrytown HS, class of 1943, and attended business school in New York City.
Virginia married Edward F. Crucy on August 17, 1957 and together they raised their children Susan and Robert in Yonkers. They moved, year round, to South Salem in 1985 after being summer residents for 20 years. Virginia was a dedicated executive assistant for many years. In 2008, she retired from her last position of Senior Adult Director for the Department of Parks and Recreation of the Town of Lewisboro.
Throughout her life Virginia was an active and engaged volunteer for numerous organizations especially her church and in 1994 was inducted into the Westchester County Senior Citizens Hall of Fame.
Virginia is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Susan and John Burkhardt of Tarrytown, her extended Burkhardt, Yonkers, Mangano and Crucy family and many close friends. She was predeceased by her husband Edward and son Robert. Visitation will be at Clark Associates Funeral Home in Katonah on Thursday, October 25, from 2-4 PM and 6:30-9 PM with a “Salute to Virginia’s Life” at 7:30 PM. Funeral Services will be at St John’s Episcopal Church, South Salem on Friday, October 26 at 10:00 AM with internment to follow in South Salem Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Lewisboro Volunteer Ambulance Corps, PO Box 41, S. Salem, NY 10590 or to her church, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 82 Spring St., S. Salem, NY 10590.
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