Jocelyn R. McCrumb, 31, formerly of Ellwood City passed away on Monday, December 21, 2020 in Madison County, Virginia following an automobile accident.
Jocelyn was born on December 16, 1989 in Ellwood City to Chester C. McCrumb and Pamela (Hufnagel) Graham. She had graduated from Lincoln High School with the class of 2008 and from Gannon University in 2012 with a degree in nursing. While at Gannon, she was enlisted with their ROTC program and held the rank of 2nd Lieutenant. On August 28, 2012 she enlisted with the U.S. Army and served until her discharge on June 26, 2020 with the rank of Captain. She had served in Germany for 3 1/2 years and had a tour of duty in Iraq. She was awarded the Army Commendation Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, and the Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal with Campaign Star. While stationed in the states she was working at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD as a pediatric ICU nurse. During the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic she was sent by the army to New York City to assist at the New York City Convention Center field hospital. Most recently she was studying at Walter Reed to become a nurse practitioner. In her spear time she enjoyed traveling, hiking, and skiing.
She is survived by her mother and her husband, Pamela (Brad) Graham of Portersville, her brother, Jacob McCrumb of New Castle and his son Jayden McCrumb, and was loved and adored by many aunts and uncles.
She was preceded in death by her father, Chester C. McCrumb, her maternal grandparents, William and Barb Hufnagel, and her paternal grandparents, Chester and Irene McCrumb.
Due to current restrictions a private visitation and service will be held for Jocelyn’s family at the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home and Crematory Inc.. Interment will be at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in Jocelyn’s name may be made to the Lawrence County Humane Society or to the Wounded Warrior Project.
A beautiful young woman taken from us way to soon! She is an example of beauty, pride and most importantly an American patriot as she she served our great country!! A woman of honor!! I salute her and her family!!! May choirs of Angel’s sing this sweet child to her eternal rest!!!
OVER THE LAST 5 YEARS I’VE HEARD SO MANY WONDERFUL THINGS ABOUT JOCELYN FROM HER AUNT BEV. AS A RETIRED OPERATING ROOM I HAVE SUCH A GREAT RESPECT FOR SUCH A TALENTED AND DEDICATED NURSE AND PERSON. WOULD LOVED TO HAVE MET HER IN PERSON. SUCH A GREAT LOSS FOR HER FAMILY AND HUMANITY.
Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Our heats are broken go you. Jocelyn will remain in our hearts forever.
Dear Jocelyn, I am so sorry I never had the honor to meet you in person. I did have the honor to talk to you and my son David on Sunday, for that I feel blessed. Know that David is going to pull through this. You are forever in my heart and soul. Love, David’s mom, Teri Bernardo
Brad and Pam, I am so sorry for your loss of this wonderful young woman. You are in my heart and prayers.
Pam and Family So sorry to hear of this. She sounds like and wonderful young woman that the world will missed out in knowing. Our deepest sympathy to you and yours. Love, Joe and Edie Amderson.
Jocelyn was more than a friend, she was a sister. We will miss her greatly. Her time with us was much too short
Jocelyn, we met your aunt this week and was pouring out her love for you and saying what a close family you are. Your love will always be at the heart of your family. You have touched my family, the Bernardo family, with your love as well. Thank you for your service, thank you for being a frontline worker with Covid, and thank your love for David. We are praying for you and your warm family.. God bless you Jocelyn!
I cannot begin to tell you how my heart hurts over this devastating loss. Jocy was a caring compassionate young lady. She will be loved and missed forever. Love to the Mc Crumb family.
My deepest sympathy to all of you. What a beautiful life taken too soon. My thoughts and prayers are with you
at this difficult time. May God’s loving arms surround you, comfort you and give you strength in the days ahead.
Rest in Peace Jocelyn. Your now with the angels and your loved ones who are there waiting for you.
My love to all.
We are so sorry for your tragic loss. As distant cousins in the McCrumb family, we are sorry we never met Jocey, but she appears to have accomplished much in service to family and country. A remarkable young woman who will be greatly missed by family and friends. Healing and blessings to you all.
The thoughts and prayers of the entire “Pride of Pennsylvania” Army ROTC program are with the McCrumb family. During her short time with us, Jocelyn made an impact on her fellow Soldiers, and we are forever grateful for the time she spent as part of our organization and the Army family. May the lord bless Jocelyn as she embarks on her next journey, and bless her family until they may all be together again.