Mrs. Gloria Kurrass

09/10/1960 - 11/28/2018


Gloria (Kalinousky) Kurrass, age 58, of Joyceville subdivision, passed away in her home on Wednesday November 28, 2018. For most of her adult life, Gloria resided and raised her family in Bellport, NY before moving to Bracey, VA. Gloria loved the beach, traveling, and entertaining friends and family. Gloria was the daughter of the late Bernard and Joan Kalinousky. She is survived by her husband Kenneth Kurrass; her two sons, Benjamin Kurrass of Philadelphia, PA and Jason Kurrass of Arlington, VA; her two brothers, Joseph Kalinousky of Port Jefferson Station, NY and Douglas Kalinousky of Mentor, OH, and her sister, Jennifer Compton of Williamsburg, VA. A service and inurnment will be held at a later date in New York. Online condolences may be sent through Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home is serving the Kurrass family. In lieu of flowers it was Gloria’s wish that a donation be made to CMH Community Hospice, 300 East Ferrell Street, South Hill, VA 23970 or online at

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At Crowder-Hite-Crews we’ve always been proud to say that we are large enough to serve and small enough to care.  When you choose us, we consider this a sacred trust between your family and ours. We offer a full range of funeral service, whether for a traditional funeral or cremation, and we are able to assist families worldwide. In February of 2004 we installed a crematorium to better serve our cremation families.  We now do all cremations in our facility, saving transport to another location for this service.  Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about the cremation process.

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