Patricia Jean Krantz, 83, formerly of 903 Songbird Road, passed away Sunday (Jan. 11, 2015) at The Bradford Ecumenical Home.
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Born June 14, 1931 in Franklin, she was a daughter of the late Glenn D. and Florence Huddleson Williams.
On Dec. 30, 1950. in Custer City, she married Ottis Warner Krantz, who passed away May 31, 1996.
She was a 1949 graduate of Bradford High School where she received a letter for the Rifle Team.
She was an active member of The West Branch United Methodist Church, where she was church treasurer, secretary and also sang in the choir.
She worked as a waitress at several restaurants around the Bradford area, including Togi's, The Holiday Inn, Glendorn, and was also a cook for the Bradford Area School District at Custer City and West Branch.
She was also a member and treasurer for The Christian Women, a member of Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees, volunteered for The PTA, active in the 40 Coachmen Group and sang with the Glee Club at Morning Side RV Park in Dade City, Fla.
She is survived by six daughters, Jeanne (Michael) Coyne of Canandaigua, N.Y., Julie (Thomas) Hochuli of Brookfield, Wis., Mary (Wendell) Steinhauer of Lumberton, N.J., Amy (Todd) Peine of Bradford, Barbara (Chris) Kervin of Derrick City and Nancy (John) Wentworth of Lititz; 18 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Beverly Hannon of Bradford and Mary Lou (Jack) Peterson, of Horseheads, N.Y.; a brother, David Williams, of Hemphill, Texas; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Carl Williams; and a brother-in-law, Matthew Hannon.
Friends are invited to call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, East Main Street, where funeral and committal services will be held at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Gary Sheesley, pastor of the Duke Center United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will follow in Willow Dale Cemetery.
Memorial contributions, if desired, can be made to The
, The West Branch United Methodist Church or to the
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Bradford, PA 16701
Published in The Bradford Era from Jan. 12 to Jan. 20, 2015