Genevieve E. Krajewski

06/14/2011 3:24 PM |

Genevieve E. Krajewski

Genevieve E. Krajewski, 97, formerly of Elam Avenue, Jamestown, N.Y., and Riverhead, Long Island, N.Y., died Sunday June 12, 2011, in the Lutheran Home and Rehabilitation Center, Jamestown.

A Jamestown resident since 2000, she was born January 20, 1914, in Brooklyn, N.Y., a daughter of Fred and Mary Dohler Cronk.

She attended Jamesport Schools System and worked for the Hazeltine Corporation in Riverhead.

She was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church, Riverhead. She was also a member of VanRensselaer-Skidmore Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary and Michigan Card Club, Riverhead.

She was an avid Bingo player until age 97 and was known for her knitting of hats, booties and blankets for family and new born babies in the hospital.

Surviving are two daughters, Barbara Scesny of Hendersonville, N.C., and Kathryn (Greg) Raymond of Jamestown; five grandchildren, Troy (Penny) Raymond of Cabot, Ark., Shawn (Jill) Raymond of Frewsburg, N.Y., Tracy (Doug) Grey of Jamestown, Jodi Crimmons of Destin, Fla., and Kevin (Heather) Raymond of Jamestown; and nine great-grandchildren, James, John and Taylor Lynn Raymond of Cabot, Andrew and Bryce Raymond of Frewsburg, Hannah and Jackson Grey of Jamestown, Connor Crimmons of Destin and Brianna Raymond of Jamestown.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Krajewski, whom she married April 20, 1938, and who died April 19, 2006; two brothers, William and James Cronk, and two sisters, Margaret Magee and Ella Brooks.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. today, Thursday, June 16, in the Lind Funeral Home, 805 W. Third Street, Jamestown, N.Y.

Memorials may be made to Lutheran Social Services Foundation of Upstate New York, Inc., 715 Falconer Street, Jamestown, NY 14701.

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