Virginia Lavonne (Kerns) Croston

October 4, 1942 ~ January 13, 2020 (age 77)


Virginia Lavonne (Kerns) Croston, 77, of Canton, passed away Monday, January 13th, in the care of hospice. Born in Clarksburg, West Virginia on October 4, 1942, a daughter of the late Bernard and Virginia (VanHorn) Kerns, also preceded in death by husband and father of her children Wilbur Croston Sr, 1 sister Betty Motz and 1 brother Bernard "Bud" Kerns. Retired from Republic Steel in Canton. Virginia is survived by husband Geoffrey Hein; 2 daughters Patricia (Alvin Jr.) Buck, of Malvern, Cindy (Mark) Riese, of East Sparta; 1 son Wilbur "Will" (Pam) Croston, of East Canton; 2 sisters Cathy Plott, of Malvern, Bonnie (Jeff) Jenkins, of Kensington; 2 Brothers Jerry (Kathy) Kerns, of Malvern, Ronny Kerns, of Arizona; 4 grandchildren Leslie (Bill) Michel, Alvin Buck III, Melissa (George) Schnegg, Wilbur Croston III and 5 great-grandsons Josh Michel, Tyler Michel, Matthew Michel, Sam Schnegg, and Max Schnegg. Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM on Saturday, January 18th in the Waltner - SIMCHAK Funeral Home in Canton with Leslie Michel officiating. Friends and family may call from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Friday, January 17th, also in the funeral home. Burial will take place at Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Louisville. You may add your condolences on our website:

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January 17, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Waltner-Simchak Funeral Home
2257 Mahoning Rd NE
Canton, OH 44705-0538

Funeral Service
January 18, 2020

11:00 AM
Waltner-Simchak Funeral Home
2257 Mahoning Rd NE
Canton, OH 44705-0538

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