Virginia “Jenny” Croft

March 15, 1954 - June 19, 2021
Virginia “Jenny” Croft

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Virginia “Jenny” Croft passed away on June 19, 2021 at her residence. 

Mrs. Croft was born on March 15, 1954 and lived in the area her entire life. The daughter of Jack & Joan Betteridge, Virginia was a graduate of Beaver Local High School. She retired from  East Liverpool City Hospital after 35 years.  In her free time, she enjoyed doing crafts, traveling and tending to her flower beds.                                              

Survivors include: her husband,Rich Croft, whom she married on June 29th, 1973; her sons: Jon R. Croft (Rachel) of Lisbon, Ohio, and Bruce A. Croft (Deidre), of East Liverpool, Ohio; brothers: John Betteridge, of Dun Eden, Florida, Brandon Betteridge of Newport News, Virginia; sisters: Christine Jackson, of East Liverpool, Ohio, & Kelly Betteridge, of Highlandtown, Ohio. She also leaves behind her grandchildren: Blake Kennedy Croft, Madison Millhorn, Jaylie Berresford and Jordyn Croft.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 22nd at the Martin Chapel of the Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists in Calcutta from 2-4 and 6-8.  The funeral service will take place following visitation at 8pm with Pastor David Kahnt of Buckeye Hospice officiating. 

Friends may view this obituary online, send condolences to the family and sign the guest book at


Tuesday, June 22, 2021
8:00 PM

Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists – Martin Chapel - Directions
15872 St. Clair Ave
East Liverpool, OH 43920


Tuesday, June 22, 2021
2:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists – Martin Chapel - Directions
15872 St. Clair Ave
East Liverpool, OH 43920

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  • June 22, 2021
    Gary Aughinbaugh says:
    Prayers for the families during this time. Growing up in the same neighborhood always loved Jenny’s smile and laugh. God Bless

  • October 01, 2021
    Rebecca Bixler says:
    With the deepest sympathies!!

  • July 03, 2021
    Richard& Eva Malone says:
    So sorry Rich to hear of Jenny's passing. So sad to hear of such a dear person passing so young. We really love you and family a wish we could be with y'all at this time. Know how sad this was to hear about Jenny. Our neice just notified us to, Pearl's daughter. We are praying for grace and mercy for both of the families during your time of sorrow and grief. We pray our Lord cover all of you in the blood of his Son and in imbue y'all with love May he bless you with grace,mercy, and peace that passes all understanding. If y'all need anything please call or email . We are here if you need to talk or email and I will give phone number and call you. With all our love, Rich& Eva R Surrounding a Llgaill in and friends p .

  • June 26, 2021
    Lynn Beatty Hyder says:
    To Jenny's family, I am so sorry to hear of her passing. We worked together many years at the hospital. We finally realized that we were related. She was so beautiful and so very kind. She always made everyone laugh! I am sending you all my Deepest Sympathy and prayers that you will find peace. Hang on to all of the memories! Sincerely, Lynn Beatty Hyder

  • June 23, 2021
    Barbara Turturice says:
    She was such a sweetheart!! Prayers for the family