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Ruth E. Crane


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Ruth E. Crane Obituary
CAMERON - Ruth E. Crane, 87, of county Route 119 passed away peacefully Monday (May 26, 2014) at her home surrounded by the comfort, care and love of her family, after an extended illness.
 
Ruth was born April 8, 1927, in Hornell, to Myron and Rachel (Miller) Campbell. On June 17, 1947, in Bath, she married Truman J. Crane, who predeceased her in January 2007. She was also predeceased by two brothers, Wilford and Merton Campbell; and two sisters, Phyllis Hoad and Dorothy Turner.
 
Ruth had been an inspector for Corning Glass for many years. She was a loving and devoted wife mother and grandmother who loved to cook and sew and just spend time with her family and friends.
 
She is survived by three daughters, Jean (Terry) Dieter of Cameron, JoAnn (Lauren) Taylor of Cameron Mills, and Tonia Crane of Elmira; two sons, Joseph (Cindy) Crane of Addison, and John (Bobbi) Crane of Hammondsport. Ruth is also survived by two sisters-in-law, Olga Campbell of Patterson, and Carol Campbell of California; 12 grandchildren 14 great-grand children; six great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
 
The family will receive friends from 1-3 p.m. Thursday at the H. P Smith & Son, Inc. Funeral Home, 29 E. Main St. in Canisteo, where funeral and committal services will take place immediately following calling hours at 3 p.m. Burial will be in Townline Cemetery, Cameron Mills.
 
Memorial contributions in Ruth Crane's name may be made to the Cameron Volunteer Fire Co., P.O. Box 1993, Cameron, NY 14819.
 
Online condolences and memories may be made through hpsmithandsonfuneralhome.com.
Published in Hornell Evening Tribune on May 28, 2014
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