Donald Fay Crandall

Male 1925 - 1998  (73 years)


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  • Name Donald Fay Crandall  [1, 2
    Born 20 Jul 1925  Orwell, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Oct 1998  Pulaski, Oswego, New York, Usa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Age 73 years 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Ellery Crandall  (Great Grandfather) 
    Lena C. Wilson,   b. 1876,   d. 7 Jul 1939  (Age 63 years)  (Grandmother) 
    Person ID I44842  stew1
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father Ancestors Rex Ellery Crandall,   b. 28 Feb 1897, Sandy Creek, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1981, Volusia, Florida, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Dorothy Jeanette Potter,   b. 27 Feb 1903, Pulaski, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1962  (Age 59 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 26 Aug 1924  Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F22195  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ancestors Janice Arlene Petrie,   b. 18 Mar 1923, Lacona, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1996, Oswego, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Other Partners: Edward William Orton  m. 7 Dec 1946 
    Married Feb 1961 
    Children 
    Married: 3x1. Dianne Fay Crandall
    Married: 2x2. Donelle Ann Crandall
    Married: 2x3. Nancy Jeanette Crandall
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F22186  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ancestors Viola Katherine Hoops,   b. 16 Dec 1931,   d. 7 Jun 2018  (Age 86 years) 
    Other Partners: Dee Clark Potter  m. Apr 1961 
    Divorced 11 Oct 1960  Montgomery, Alabama, Usa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F16887  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Class of 1942 PACS
      DONALD F. CRANDALL POSTAL EMPLOYEE
      Watertown Daily Times (NY) - October 3, 1998Browse Issues
      Donald F. Crandall, 73, Springbrook Apartments, died Thursday at his home.

      Mr. Crandall worked for the U.S. Postal Service in Pulaski for 33 years, retiring in 1980. A life resident of the Pulaski area, he served in the Navy from 1943 to 1946 as a pharmacist mate third class.

      He was a member of Park United Methodist Church.

      From 1960 to 1988, he was a member of the Ringgold Fire Department, where he was a past chief and president. He was a member of the Pulaski Masonic Lodge 415, F&AM, and a member and deputy grand master of the International Order of Odd Fellows District 2. He was also a member of the Watertown Shriners and of the Elms Golf Club Wednesday night men's league, Sandy Creek.

      Mr. Crandall was a village trustee and police commissioner for Pulaski from 1980 to 1988, and was recognized as Man of the Year by the Pulaski Service Club in February 1986.

      He was a former member of local barbershop quartets and a swing-style band.

      Born July 20, 1925, at Orwell, a son of Rex E. and Dorothy Potter Crandall, he graduated from Pulaski Academy High School in 1942. He married Viola K. Hoops on Sept. 2, 1949, at Pulaski Methodist Church with the Rev. James N. Pauley officiating. The marriage ended in divorce.

      Surviving besides his companion, Doris Cornell, are five daughters, Nancy J. Kates, Scottsville, Dianne F. Ingraham, Tampa, Fla., Donelle A. Sullivan, Lacona, Margo E. Orton, Pulaski, and Jana E. Craig, Houston, Texas, and six grandchildren.

      The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park St., with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

      Calling hours will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

      Donations may be made to the Ringgold Fire Department, Lake Street, Pulaski, N.Y. 13142, or Park United Methodist Church, Hubble Street, Pulaski, N.Y. 13142.

      Newspaper Obituary - October 3, 1998 Post Standard - Syracuse, New York - Deceased Name: DONALD F. CRANDALL - Donald F. Crandall , 73, of Springbrook Apartments, Pulaski, died Thursday at home. Born in Orwell, he was a life resident of Pulaski and a graduate of Pulaski High School. He retired in 1980 after 33 years with the U.S. Postal Service in Pulaski. He was also former police commissioner and trustee for the village of Pulaski. He was a member of Park United Methodist Church, Pulaski, Elms Golf Club and Pulaski Masonic Lodge 415. He was past chief and president of the Ringgold Volunteer Fire Department, Pulaski, and former member and deputy grand master of District 2, International Order of Odd Fellows, and Man of the Year for the Pulaski Service Club in 1986. Survivors: Five daughters, Nancy J. Kates of Scottsville, Diane F. Ingraham of Tampa, Fla., Donelle A. Sullivan of Lacona, Margo E. Orton of Pulaski and Jana E. Craig of Houston, Texas; his companion, Doris Cornell of Pulaski; six grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial, Pulaski Cemetery. Calling hours, 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, 52 Park St., Pulaski.

  • Sources 
    1. [S553] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2011;), Number: 056-20-2540; Issue State: New York; Issue Date: Before 1951.

    2. [S853] U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 2, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010;).