Cecilia Adele Crnich was born on Lopez Island, WA to George and Ruth (Van Bogart) McCauley on February 28, 1928. She and Joseph Crnich Jr. were married in Bellingham in June 1947, and together they raised three children, Charles, David and Jackie. Adele enjoyed baking, knitting, crocheting, and spending time with her family. She especially enjoyed every holiday and playing cards and games.
Preceding Adele in death is her husband of 48 years, Joseph; son, Charles; brothers, Edmond, Robert, and Jack McCauley; and sisters, Annie Brown and Charlene Gustafson.
Survivors include her brother, Ronald McCauley; sister, Virginia Craiger; daughter-in-law, Barbara Crnich; son, Dave (Judy) Crnich; daughter, Jackie (Jeff) Crandall; 12 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
She will be laid to rest at Greenacres Memorial Park in Ferndale, WA during a private family service.
Memorial contributions may be made in Adele’s name to the Meridian Public School Foundation.