Crystal L. Calhoun, 69, of Reservoir Rd., Morrisville, NY, passed away Friday, September 9, 2022 at Crouse Hospital in Syracuse.
She was born on January 12, 1953 in Hamilton, NY, a daughter of Edwin and Carole Wilson Crowell and received her education in local schools. Crystal had resided in Illinois where she worked for Atwoods and Wood Brothers. Moving back to Central NY, she was a court bailiff at the Oneida County courthouse; worked for SUNY, Morrisville, Oneida Ltd. in Sherrill and did at-home assembly. Most recently, she helped run Backwoods Berry Patch in Morrisville. She was very creative and had several hobbies including knitting, crocheting and quilting. She also enjoyed baking, cooking and canning; a love of the outdoors, fishing, hunting and camping. Crystal was a feisty character who was a loving and caring person to her friends and especially her family.
Surviving are her mother, Carole Keys of Morrisville; three daughters, Lisa (Joseph) Cerasani, of Rockford, IL; Danielle Calhoun-Delahunt, of Oneida; Taylor Calhoun, of Rome; two sons, Michael (Melisa) Shay of McMinnville, TN; Dana (Kimberly) Calhoun of Durhamville; her grandchildren, Jason Woodyatt, Rebecca McCollom, Kaylee Bianchi, Krista Cerasani, Kamille Cerasani, Logan Delahunt, Jade Delahunt, Bradley Calhoun, Paige Calhoun, Allison Calhoun, Mikayla Lewis and Madeline Lewis; brothers, Eric (Mary) Wilson, Mallory (Stacy) Crowell all of FL; Zach (Mary Crowell) of VA; Lauren (Marla) Crowell of Clockville; Shannon Keys of PA and Craig Keys of Morrisville; many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. She was predeceased by her brothers, Greg Crowell and Darcy Keys; and her step-father, Curtis Keys.
In keeping with her wishes, services are private.
Contributions in her memory may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, www.woundedwarriorproject.org; or to Wanderers Rest Humane Assoc., PO Box 535 Canastota, NY 13032.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 31 Cedar St., Morrisville, NY.