Christina Louise (Crawshaw) Wilde

August 27, 1934 ~ August 7, 2014 (age 79)

Christina Louise Crawshaw Wilde

Christina Louise Crawshaw Wilde of Lake Oconee in Greensboro, GA, died on Thursday, August 7, 2014 at the age of 79. Born in St. Clair, PA on August 27, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Wilbur W. Crawshaw and Christina Davis Crawshaw. Christina graduated from St. Clair High School in 1951 and Centenary College for Women in 1953.  On October 6, 1956 she married Peter Van Dyke Wilde in St. Clair, Pennsylvania.  Peter’s career as General Attorney with AT&T Bell Labs/Lucent took them from Bernardsville, NJ, to Bethlehem, PA, to Flemington, NJ and then eventually to retirement in Williamsburg, VA and finally Greensboro, GA on Lake Oconee. Christina was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother who was truly loved and will be missed.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Peter, in March of this year. Christina is survived her children, Robin Wilde Lauchnor and husband Richard Lauchnor of Madison, NJ, Chris Wilde and wife Stacy Powell Wilde of Madison, NJ, Eric Wilde and wife Dawn Balogh Wilde of Raritan, NJ and Mark Wilde and wife Caroline McGarity Wilde of Smyrna, GA; grandchildren, Brandon and Tanner Lauchnor, Nicholas, Hallie and Noah Wilde, Lee and Anna Wilde and London Wilde; and many other relatives and friends.
A Memorial Service will be held at 10 am on Saturday, August 30, 2014, at Grace Episcopal Church, 4 Madison Avenue, Madison, NJ 07940. The family has requested that memorials be made to American Boychoir School, 75 Mapleton Road, Princeton, NJ 08540 or Camp Southern Ground, 101 Gardner Park, Peachtree City, GA 30269.  McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.


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