Adeline Crawshaw

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Adeline M. (Ingersoll) Crawshaw


Adeline M. Crawshaw, 97, passed away peacefully, January 29, 2024. 

Adeline was born June 4, 1926, in Fulton, NY, the daughter of the late Michael and Gertrude (VanHeesch) Wasson.  She was the oldest of 4 children. Adeline graduated from Hannibal High School and later married Claude Ingersoll. Claude and Adeline moved to Sodus Point in 1948, shortly after the arrival of their first child.  They went on to have 8 more children and raise them in Sodus Point. Claude passed away in 1970.

In 1982 Adeline married William Crawshaw. Together they owned and operated a Motel in Farmington, NY.  William passed away in 1994.

Adeline is survived by her children; Thomas (Maria) Ingersoll, Patricia (William) Shiebler, Daniel (Loretta) Ingersoll, Margaret (Timothy) Davenport, Kathleen (Douglas) VanAcker, Douglas Ingersoll, Linda (Terry) Clark and Kevin Ingersoll; 19 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren. Many very special nieces and nephews. 

Adeline's favorite thing in life were people.  She loved meeting people, being with people and helping people.  There was nothing that she enjoyed more than time with family and friends.

Adeline's primary hobby were crocheting.  She crocheted countless Afghans, baby blankets, slippers, ornaments, doilies and family name heirlooms.  Adeline would never accept money for her crocheting but would donate them for fundraisers and other situations where there was a need.

Among Adeline's other hobbies were following NY Yankees and Jim Boeheim's Syracuse Orangemen.

After retiring, Adeline volunteered for the Sodus Nutrition Program and Meals on Wheels. 

Predeceased by her daughter Claudia DeBadts; grandson Bryce Sears; sister Margaret Lambert; brothers and sisters-in-law, Michael and Phyllis and John (Jack) and Patricia Wasson.  

The family would like to thank Wayne County Nursing Home and Rochester Regional Hospice for their care of Adeline and support given to her family.

There will be no calling hours. A Funeral Mass will be held on February 3, 2024, 10:00 AM, at the St. Maximillian Kolbe Parish, 105 W. Main St, Sodus, NY.  Private burial to follow. A Reception will be held at the Sodus Point Fire Hall, 8364 Bay St., Sodus Point, at noon.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Adeline's memory to the Sodus Point Fire Dept. or Sodus Point Fire Dept. Auxiliary. PO Box 139, Sodus Point, NY 14555.

Arrangements are by The Norton Funeral Home of Sodus.

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Funeral Mass

10:00 am
Saturday, February 3, 2024
St. Maximmillian Kolbe Church
105 W Main Street
Sodus, New York, United States
Friends and family are invited

Graveside service

11:30 am
Saturday, February 3, 2024
Sodus Rural Cemetery
40 Newark St
Sodus, New York, United States
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