Victoria Marie Crowe, age 55, resident of 532 South Main Street, Cambridge Springs, PA died unexpectedly at her home on Saturday morning, January 8, 2011. A long time resident of Venango, she had lived for the past two years in Cambridge Springs.

Crowe, Victoria MarieBorn in Kittanning, PA on October 26, 1955, she was the daughter of Helen Corrigan Kuhta and the late Edward Kuhta. Victoria graduated from Meadville High School in 1973 and from 1983 until 2007 was a business owner in Venango.

Acclaimed as an excellent cook in her restaurant business, Victoria was a hard working, selfless person and was compassionate and caring. She loved her family, particularly her three grandchildren whom she adored. Gardening and reading were pleasurable interests which occupied her spare time. Vickie was closely connected to the First Baptist Church in Cambridge Springs.

Surviving family members in addition to her mother – Helen Hughes of Meadville include three children from her 25-year marriage – Kathryn Doubet and her husband, Newton; Lucas Crowe and his wife, Estela; and Robert Jacob Crowe all of Cambridge Springs; three grandchildren – Parker, Cameron, and Alexander Doubet; three brothers – Ken Kuhta, Joe Kuhta, and Thomas Hughes, all of Meadville; and a sister – Pam Phillips of Virginia.

Friends may call at the Van Matre Family Funeral Home in Cambridge Springs on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 and are invited to attend funeral services there on Wednesday morning at 11:00 a.m. Reverend Rod Beardsley, pastor of First Baptist Church in Cambridge Springs will officiate. Interment will be in Greendale Cemetery, Meadville.