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Norman L. Crane

Born: Sat., May 15, 1926
Died: Wed., Dec. 1, 2010

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Norman L. Crane, 84, of Buffalo Twp. passed away at 5:45 am, Wednesday, December 1st, 2010 while in the company of family members at Elmcroft Of Saxonburg. Norman was born in Allegheny Twp. on May 15, 1926, the son of the late J. Reuben and M. Olive (Weinel) Crane.

Norm was a member of the US Army Co. B 21st. Infantry Regiment 24th Div. during WW II. He served in the Pacific theater, where he received 3 bronze stars for his duty. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Freeport. Norman was an equipment operator for Walter and Haas Co. for 38 years. He then went into business for himself as an operator for 20 years. He enjoyed hunting, working, gardening, and selling his Christmas trees for the past 20 years.

He is survived his 2 sons Jeffrey L. (Barbara) Crane of Winfield Twp. and David P. (Maggie) Crane of Buffalo Twp.; 2 Grandchildren: Michael Crane of Halifax, PA and Stephanie Crane of Winfield Twp.; 2 Step-Grandchildren Heather (Roy) Wright of Worthington. and Justin Toy of Worthington; 3 Step-Great Grandchildren Chloey Toy, Dalson Wright, and Caden Toy, and a brother, Dean Crane of Lower Burrell.

Preceded in death by wife Shirley J. (Shick) Crane , brother Clarence Crane, and 2 sisters Ruth Lewis and Alene Hoss.

Family and friends are being received on Friday, Dec. 3rd. from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the Redmond Funeral Home Inc. 524 High St. Freeport. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home at 10:00 am on Saturday, December 4th. Burial will be held at Sarverville Cemetery in Sarver, PA.

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Lori Frantz

My sincere sympathy to David, Maggie and the whole family.

Sandy and Grizz

Our deepest condolences to the whole family.

Doc and Betty

Deepest Sympathy on your loss. Our thought and prayers are with you and the family at this difficult time

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