Gloria "Glo" Crawford, age 96, of White Oak, died March 31, 2022, at home. Born January 5, 1926, in New Castle, she was the daughter of the late Chauncey E. and Amelia (Jones) Paulin and wife of the late William R. Crawford. Glo worked for U.S. Steel as a steel buyer for 20 years and would retire from by Jiminee Inc. She was a member of Kephart United Methodist Church, Home Gardener's Club of McKeesport, and AARP White Oak Chapter #2294. Gloria gave back to her community by volunteering at the McKeesport Hospital Gift Shop, Operation Blessing Food Distribution Mission, and was a Girl Scout Leader, and Cub Scout Leader. She enjoyed reading, gardening, canning, baking, cooking, sewing, and shopping. Gloria is survived by children, Linda Crawford Howard, and Richard R. Crawford. In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy P. Pollock; brother-in-law, Robert L. Pollack; sister-in-law, Dorothy I. Crawford. Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Monday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. The burial will follow at Penn Lincoln Memorial Park. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Pittsburgh Community Food Bank 1 N. Linden St, Duquesne, PA 15110, Light of Life Rescue Mission 913 Western Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15233, or to the Carnegie Library of McKeesport 1507 Library St, McKeesport, PA 15132.
Chris Odasso, Supervisor
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