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Jo Ann Kruse

Jo Ann Kruse (Eldridge)

Sunday, February 8th, 1953 - Saturday, November 30th, 2019
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On Saturday, November 30, 2019, Jo Ann Kruse (nee Eldridge) age 66, died peacefully with her family by her side at her Milton, Delaware home. She was a loving mother, wife, artist and poodle-mom. Born February 8, 1953, in Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina to the late, Josiah and Roxie (nee Walters) Eldridge. Beloved wife of Edward Kruse of Milton, Delaware. Mother of Candice M. Pennington of Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, Natalie (Patrick) Reid of Sykesville, Maryland, Nathan (Courtney) Blanchard of Frederick, Maryland, and Meredith (Alex) Von Lindenberg of Perry Hall, Maryland. Grandmother of Annabelle, Josephine, Liam, Jude, Stella, Olive, Betsy, and Charlotte. Sister of Mark (Susan) Eldridge of Omaha, Nebraska, and Marybeth "Meppy" Eldridge of Florida. She is also loved and missed by her poodles, Carlos and Carmen. Predeceased by her brother Jeff "Uncle Buck" Eldridge. A Celebration of Life will be held at 9:30 am on Sunday, December 8, 2019, at Fox Haven Organic Farm and Learning Center, 3630 Poffenberger Road, Jefferson, Maryland 21755. Inurnment private.
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  • Celebration of Life

    Sunday, December 8th, 2019 | 9:30am
    Sunday, December 8th, 2019 9:30am
    Fox Haven Organic Farm and Learning Center
    3630 Poffenberger Road
    Jefferson, MD 21755
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Diana Domingues

Posted at 06:11pm
My thoughts and prayers for all of you..., With my deepest sympathy,
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Heather Greise

Posted at 05:36am
We are sending lots of love to all of you! Your mom was an amazing woman; she was so incredibly welcoming to me when I moved to Berkeley Springs 12 years ago, and I am forever grateful to have been welcomed into your family with such loving, open arms. I have so many wonderful memories of Chachi 💕

Jessica and Aaron Close and Family

Posted at 09:45pm
Sending love and prayers for peace and comfort.
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Beth Golden and Morgan County Counselors

Posted at 08:41pm
Candice, we are so sorry for your loss. Remember that we love and care about you.
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Ashley Edwards

Posted at 08:39pm
Wishing you peace and comfort. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Love- Mitch & Ashley Edwards
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