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“Dear Mom Mom, It has been a year since you passed, a lot has happened. Not a day goes by that I do not think of you. I feel like a piece of me is...Read More »
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“As always, everyday I have a thought of Mom Mom. Last weekend I was preparing a very important presentation for work. Allen was working on Sunday....Read More »
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“Today 3/26/13, we will have services for Mom Mom. Later I will post a life story. I want everyone to know Mom Mom was one of the most important...Read More »
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“My memories of Mom-mom Cregger will always be with me. I often think about going to Mom-mom's house and spending time with her and my family. At her...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Taylor Lindsey - OXFORD, PA

“bless the family , you are in my prayer's, she will be greatly missed. ”
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“My grandmother and i spent so much time together,we went rollerskating together with mrs. oliver and we always went to Ginos in northeast,(where...Read More »
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Bessie Isabelle Cregger of Rising Sun (formerly Conowingo), MD passed away peacefully on March 21, 2013 at Calvert Manor Healthcare Center, with loved ones by her side. She was born on October 29, 1920 in Little Britain, PA, one of eleven children born to the late Roman and Ethel (Dawson) McVey.
Bessie worked in the food service industry as a cook at Woodside Diner in Conowingo, MD. She had previously been employed by Sun Cleaners in Rising Sun, MD. "Miss Bess", as she was known, was an avid bingo player, and would attend games throughout the area. In her spare time, Bessie enjoyed tending to her flowers and lawn.
She is survived by her daughters, Anna L. Stuart (Charles) of New Providence, PA and Doris Tackett of Peach Bottom, PA; brothers, Arnold McVey of Ohio, Carl McVey of Peach Bottom, PA, Donald McVey of New Providence, PA and Norman McVey of Nottingham, PA; sister Linda Brown of Nottingham, PA; grandchildren, Denise M. Lindsey of Oxford, PA, Ann Marie Cregger of Aberdeen, MD, Donna Davis of Port Deposit, MD and Michael Stuart, Sr. of Nottingham, PA; 12 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Bessie is proceeded in death by her loving husband Rufus Cregger; sisters, Edna Haley, Leta Mellinger and Maude Styer; brothers, Arthur McVey and James Robert McVey and grandchildren Jackie Cornett and Monica Tackett.
A Celebration of her life will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., 111 S. Queen Street, Rising Sun, MD 21911 where friends may visit one hour prior. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Northern Chesapeake Hospice Foundation c/o the funeral home. To send condolences visit