Bethany Gail Crowther of Oxford

Bethany Gail Crowther, 73, of Oxford, died Monday, Nov. 14, after a yearlong battle with cancer. She was a resident of Ware Presbyterian Village after having lived many years in Mantua, N.J. and Vero Beach, Fla.

Bethany Gail Crowther

Bethany Gail Crowther

Gail was born on July 7, 1943.  Along with her twin sister, she was adopted as a toddler by James W. and Elizabeth M. Kline where they were raised in Yeadon.

During her administrative career with various doctors and attorneys, she was known for her lightning-fast typing and clerical skills. She also spent time as a realtor while living in New Jersey. After retirement, she continued to do secretarial work with her church and other social organizations. Other interests included bowling, bingo, and activities at the senior centers. Gail was a life-long member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Friendship Chapter #551.

Gail enjoyed spending time with family and friends and loved her pets. She also kept up with all the latest electronic gadgets. She often liked to pass the time doing puzzles while watching old westerns or listening to country and gospel music. She was also a fan of the Mummers String Bands. Although her time there was short, she loved the new friends she made while becoming a part of the community at Ware Presbyterian Village.

Gail is survived by her two daughters, Tracy Novacich (Matthew) of Landenberg, and Carol Judd (Edward) of Danielsville. She is also survived by her four nephews, James Stanton, Paul Stanton, David Stanton, and Brian Stanton. She was preceded in death by her twin sister, Jennifer Dale Stanton, her parents, James W. Kline and Elizabeth M. Kline, and her infant son, Scotty Shannon.

A memorial service will be held for family and friends on Saturday, Nov. 19. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. with a service at 11 in the chapel at Ware Presbyterian Village in Oxford.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made in Gail's name to Compassionate Care Hospice, 601 N. Jackson, Media, PA 19063 or Ware Presbyterian Village, 7 E. Locust Street, Oxford, PA 19363.

Online condolences may b made by visiting

Arrangements by the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home, Kennett Square, PA.


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