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Eva Kate (Katherine) (McNeal) McCrary

May 5, 1936 ~ November 20, 2018 (age 82)

 Eva Kate (Katherine) McCrary, 82, of Washington, passed away Tuesday, November 20, 2018 in the Washington Hospital with her family by her side.

She was born May 5, 1936 in Washington, a daughter of James and Gertrude Marsh McNeal.

Mrs. McCrary was a graduate of Washington High School.

Katherine had worked as a nurse’s aide for several area nursing facilities as well as security for the Canonsburg Housing Authority and was a great baby sitter for her grandchildren.

She enjoyed reading the Bible, writing to special people in her life and cooking and baking.  No one left her home hungry.

Mrs. McCrary was a faithful member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Canonsburg. 

Surviving are a son, William McCrary, Jr. (Myra) of Lawton, OK; three daughters, Carla Williams (Mark) of Washington, Toni Fowler (Michael) and Constance Jones (Terry) both of Pittsburgh; 18 grandchildren; 45 great grandchildren; twin sisters, Emma Williams of Washington and Thermie Davis of Pittsburgh; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Deceased are her husband, William McCrary, her companion of several years, Robert Richards; a brother, James McNeal; and a sister, Audrey Gray.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, November 25, 2018 in the McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd., Robert K. McIlvaine, Owner/Supervisor, 27 Cherry Ave., Houston, PA 15342.  Additional visitation will be held from 10 to 10:45a.m. Monday, November 26, 2018 in the Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 120 Greenside Ave., Canonsburg, PA 15317, where services will begin at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Anita Lovell officiating.  Interment will be private.

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