Crevina, Mary Louise (nee Daniel) on Saturday, August 26, 2017. She was born in New York City, New York. After working herself through nursing school and becoming a registered nurse, Mary enlisted in the Air Force in September of 1953. She served her term of service as a psychiatric nurse first at Sampson A.F. Base in N.Y., then at Sheppard A.F. Base, Wichita Falls, Texas. She was honorably discharged in 1955 with the rank of 2nd Lieutenant. She returned to New Jersey where she raised her 5 children, Michael, Martin, Janet, Daniel and Mark, living first in Passaic, then Lodi, N.J.. While raising her children she continued her nursing career working at Beth Israel Hospital, Passaic, N.J., first as a floor nurse, then as an emergency room nurse. She subsequently worked as an on-site nurse at Wallace & Tiernan, a manufacturing plant, located in Belleville, N.J. Mary next moved to Montague, N.J. where she lived with her daughter, Janet, and continued her nursing career working for Dr. Arthur Krulewitz in Port Jervis, New York. Mary subsequently moved to Brick where she continued her career working as a head nurse at Lexington Rest Home in Lakewood, N.J. In 1998 Mary moved to Bald Eagle Commons in West Milford, N.J. to be near her son Mark and his family. Although retired, Mary remained active and for 7 years volunteered as a teacher’s aide in the West Milford grade school system. Mary is survived by her two sisters, Lorraine Betencourt and June Lawson, and four of her children, Martin, Janet, Daniel and Mark, her son-in-law, John Kurzynowski, her daughters-in-law, Paulette Crevina and Jeanne Crevina, her three grandchildren, John Kurzynowski, Mark Crevina and Alex Crevina, her “adopted” daughter Patricia Barber, and her two children, Ryan and Jade, and her grandchildren, Jax and Violet, and her “adopted” son Bruce Sanger and his children, Melissa, Amanda and Zachary. Mary was devoted to her family and friends and her presence in their lives will be sorely missed. Friends may call at Richards Funeral Home, 1440 Union Valley Road, West Milford, NJ 07480 on Wednesday, August 30 from 11 AM to 2 PM. Funeral service at 1:30 PM. Private disposition. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to ALS Association, Greater New York Chapter and be mailed to The ALS Association Greater New York Chapter, 42 Broadway, Suite 1724, New York, New York 10004.

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