Esther V. Crotty

Esther V. Crotty, 93, of Huntington, IN, died Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, at 12:49 a.m. at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Crotty retired in 1976 after more than 20 years as a nurse at St. James Hospital in Chicago, IL. She was a member of VFW Post 2689 Auxiliary in Huntington.

She was born Nov. 25, 1925, in Huntington to Everett L. and Lela M. Berry Burley. She married James J. Crotty on Oct. 3, 1942, and he preceded her in death on May 17, 1995.

She is survived by three sons, James J. (Arlene) Crotty Jr., of Lowell; Thomas M. (Judy) Crotty, of Cincinnati, OH; and David A. (Janice) Crotty, of Redmond, WA; a daughter, Anna M. Crotty, of Huntington; two brothers, William (Myra) Burley, of Valparaiso, and Arthur (Darlene) Burley, of Vale, AZ; eight grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

Memorial services and inurnment in Pilgrims Rest Cemetery will be held at a later date.

The online guest book may be signed at www.baileylove.com.