Freda Anne Cratty
Freda Anne Cratty, known fondly as Gammy, age 69, of Newark, DE, formerly of Silview, passed away on Sunday, June 12, 2011.
A native Delawarean, Freda was born in Wilmington on July 19, 1941, daughter of the late Francis and Frances Reese. She was a phlebotomist by profession and made her career with LabCorp, where she held a number of positions before retiring from the Cherry Lane site in New Castle after 25 years of service.
She is survived by her children, Andre L. Cratty, Jr. (Sharon), Kimberly A. Cratty, and Dawn M. Bishop (Joseph), all of Newark; brother, Frederick Reese of Naples, FL; grandchildren, Matthew Cratty, Andre Cratty III, Joseph Bates, Jr., William Cratty, Erik Bates, and Jessica Bishop; and her best friend, Pat Shetzler. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her soulmate, Andre L. Cratty, Sr., and her sister, Lynn Davidson.
A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Friday, June 17, 2011, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, where visitation will begin at 10 am. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alzheimers Association, 399 Market Street, Ste. 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106.
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