Virginia Mae Palmer, enjoyed flowers, decorating

November 18, 2022

Virginia “Ginnie” Mae (Crevison) Palmer, 85, passed away Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, at Chester County Hospital in West Chester, Pa. Born Feb. 1, 1937, in West Mansfield, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Raymond D. Crevison and Virginia B. (Flax) Crevison.

She was a graduate of Rehoboth High School Class of 1955, where she was very active in sports including field hockey, softball and basketball. Virginia and her husband, Richard, were married in Epworth Methodist Church in Rehoboth Dec. 22, 1954, by the Rev. Link.

She was formerly employed by Diamond State Telephone Co., Bell of Pennsylvania and finally Bell Atlantic Telephone Co. for a total of over 23 yrs.

Virginia enjoyed flowers and flower arrangements, and was never happier than when she was decorating the home for holidays.

Virginia is survived by her husband of 67 years, Richard L Palmer Sr.; her two sons: Richard L. Palmer Jr. and his wife Trish of Downingtown, Pa., and David A. Palmer and his wife Teri of Mechanicsburg, Pa.; and her brother, Dwight Crevison of Horntown, Va. She also leaves behind four grandchildren: Ryan Palmer and his wife Laura of Dillsburg, Pa., Alexander Palmer and his wife Brooke of Coatesville, Pa., Lauren (Palmer) Dufford and her husband Chris of Orlando, Fla, and Danica Palmer of Downingtown; and four great-grandchildren: Davin and River Palmer of Dillsburg, and Lleyton and Adalynd Palmer of Coatesville.

A memorial service will take place at 3 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 26, at Parsell Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 16961 Kings Hwy., Lewes, where friends may visit beginning at 2 p.m. Interment will be private.

All who cannot attend in person are invited to join the services via livestream by visiting the following link:

Visit Virginia’s Life Memorial webpage and sign her virtual guestbook at


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