Charlene A. Crouse, age 80, of New Hartford, passed away, on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at MVHS Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in New Hartford.
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She was born in Utica on March 31, 1939, a daughter of the late Charles “Buster” and Eleanor (Lynch) Crouse. Charlene was raised and educated in Utica, where she graduated from T. R. Proctor High School. Charlene retired from Faxton Hospital on Sunset Ave., in Utica, after over thirteen years as a Nurse’s Aide. After retiring, she continued to care for many of her patients, who in-turn became lifelong friends.
She is survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law, Wayne G. and Lisa Rabideau, and Kevin D. Rabideau; two step grandchildren, Kali and John, all of Utica; three brothers and a sister-in-law, Charles “Kook” and Cathy Crouse, Robert Crouse and his companion, Debbie, all of FL, and Duane Crouse, of Rome; and many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Carol Guarascio, and Chrystal Crouse; and three brothers, Ronald, Gary, and Daryl Crouse.
In keeping with Charlene’s wishes there will be no public visitation. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her Mass of Christian Burial on Tuesday morning at 10:00 at St. Mary of Mt. Carmel/Blessed Sacrament Parish. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Adrean Funeral Service, Inc., Utica, NY.
The family would like to thank Antoinette Morelle and Barbara Gates, for their constant love and support.