Jean V. Scrima

Sept. 23, 1922 - Aug. 18, 2011

Jean V. Scrima of Waukesha died Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011, surrounded by her family and friends at age 88. She was born Sept. 23, 1922, in Milton, to Lewis and Evelyn (nee Hammes) Crandall.

She was a 1941 graduate of Waukesha High School. She was a charter member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, where she was an active member of the St. Mary’s Christian Women and Study Club. Jean was an avid reader and enjoyed spending time with her family.

She will be sadly missed by her children, Kathryn Copenhaver of Auburn, Calif., Ralph Scrima of Waukesha, Leonard (Athena) Scrima of Waukesha, Robert (Jill) Scrima of Manor, Texas, and her "No. 4 son" Steve Rucci of Pewaukee. She is further survived by her grandchildren, Karen, Diane, Donna, Julie, Shannon, Anthony and Nicole; many great-grandchildren; her brother, Lewis Crandall of South Beloit; along with other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony, on Jan. 17, 1975; her sister, Virginia Gardinier; and her sister-in-law, Phyllis Crandall.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral Mass on Tuesday, Aug. 23, at St. Mary Catholic Church, 225 S. Hartwell Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186. Interment will immediately follow at St. Joseph Cemetery.

Memorials are appreciated to St. Mary Catholic Church (address above).

For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035, or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com to leave the family an online tribute message.