Crystal L. French of Seaford passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Aug. 13, 2021. She was born on May 15, 1960 in Charleston, WV to Crystal and Earl Chaffinch Sr. She married John R. French Jr. on July 7, 1979 and together they raised their family.

Crystal worked at Mid Atlantic Cleaning Services for over 36 years and was instrumental in growing their business. Crystal was the past president of the Blades Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary and also the Elks Ladies Auxiliary. Crystal and her husband enjoyed taking cruises and attended whatever functions her children and grandchildren were involved in.

Crystal was preceded in death by her father Earl E. Chaffinch Sr. and survived by her mother Crystal Chaffinch. She is also survived by her husband John R. French Jr.; children Allison Rebman (Steve), John R. French III (Kaitie) and Heather French; siblings Linda Wheatley (Thomas), Earl E. Chaffinch Jr. (LeAnne) and Paula Moore (Floyd); grandchildren Ben, Matt, Will, Andres, John IV, Felicity, Zayne, Colbi, Jesse, Hallie, Aidan, Chloe, Brooklyn, Morgen and Josh.

Funeral Services will be Friday, Aug. 20 at 2 p.m. at Cranston Funeral Home, 300 N. Shipley St., Seaford, where friends may call from 1 to 2. Burial will be in Blades Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, family suggests contributions to the Blades Volunteer Fire Company or Nanticoke Little League.

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