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Maria A. VanCrey

Published January 22,2019

Obituary's Biography:

Maria A. VanCrey, age 79, of Wildwood passed away at her home on January 21, 2019.  She was born in the Netherlands to Adnoldus and Jacoba VanRooy. Maria was everything a nurse and volunteer should be; she was kind, caring and giving.  She enjoyed gardening and spending time with her children and grandchildren.  She loved to tell everyone that she had 6 children with 2 sets of twins! She is survived by her children, Harold (Christine) VanCrey of Fox Lake, Myron (April) VanCrey of Fallbrook, CA, Jack VanCrey of Wildwood, Jerry VanCrey of Wildwood, Renee (Jeffrey) Pieroni of Richmond, and Raymond (Kathleen) VanCrey of Wildwood; her grandchildren, Heather (Keith) Baum, Holly (Jason Haines) VanCrey, Joseph (Meta) VanCrey, Amber Clouser, Amy Clouser, Brooke (Adam) Coutteau, Morgan (Kienan) Wubs, Sandra Loiko, Nicholas VanCrey Petersen, Vincent Pieroni, Kimberly (Eric) Quinn, Jacqueline (Casey) Taylor, and Kristin Battisfore; her siblings, Ann Dingen, CorryGraumans, and Tony Van Rooy.  She is preceded in death by her husband, Gerard Johannes VanCrey, Ali Vandesande, Jan Van Rooy, and her sister, Henrietta “Jetty” VandenBroek. A visitation and memorial service is scheduled from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00pm with a funeral service commencing at 6:00pm on Friday, January 25, 2019 at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. Interment will be held privately. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.