Cynthia J. Crilly

April 25, 1953 - Oct. 16, 2018


Cynthia J. Crilly, 65, Holli­daysburg, passed away Tues­day evening, Oct. 16, 2018, at her residence.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Harold and Joan (Rooney) Miller. On March 18, 1978, she married Stanley F. Crilly in State College.

Surviving are her husband; two sons: Dylan of Altoona and Stanley Forrest Crilly III of Warriors Mark; two daughters: Elizabeth Sparks of Philadelphia and Anne Davis of Warriors Mark; 10 grandchildren; two brothers: Randy of Holli­daysburg and Scott of San Francisco, Calif.; and two sisters: Debbie of Chambers­burg and Cris of Hollidays­burg.

Cynthia graduated valedictorian from Hollidaysburg High School and salutatorian from Ithaca College. In 2017, she retired as a paraprofessional teacher’s aide for Hollidaysburg School District.

She loved helping others, teaching and tutoring her students and spending time and playing with her grandchildren. Cynthia loved playing piano, singing and playing music, and she enjoyed gardening. She was a sports enthusiast; her favorite sports were baseball, football, basketball, swimming, tennis and golf. She loved rooting for her beloved Pittsburgh Pirates, PSU football and the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Friends will be received from noon until 3 p.m. Satur­day, Oct. 27, 2018, Plank, Stitt & Stevens Funeral Home, 421 Montgomery St., Hollidaysburg.

The family requests that donations in memory of Cynthia be made to ASPCA, P.O. Box 96929, Washington, DC 20090-6929; Central Penn­sylvania Humane Society, 1837 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoona, PA 16602; St. Jude Children’s Research Hos­pital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; or to Shriners Hospitals for Children, Attn: Office of Development, 2900 N. Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, FL 33607.