Jennie I. (Wadiak) Crane of Natick died on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was eighty-seven years old. Born in Carteret, New Jersey, she was one of nine loving children of the late Michael & Josephine Wadiak. A Natick resident since 1958, she was a faithful member of St. Linus Church of Natick for over fifty years. Mrs. Crane worked as a bookkeeper with International Power Sources of Ashland for many years, enjoyed skiing, shopping, yoga and oil painting. Jennie was the former wife of the late Charles W. Crane, the loving mother of Karen Crane of Eliot, Maine, Alan Crane & his wife Kelly of Framingham, Laurette Crane & her significant other John Bradford of Warwick, MA & the late Warren Crane. Cherished grandmother of Julie A. McWilliams & her husband Kevin of Bellingham & doting great grandmother of Tyler, Casey Rose & Logan McWilliams. Caring sister of Edward Wadiak & his wife Sunnee of Toms River, NJ, Anne Zaremski & her late husband John also of Toms River, NJ, Eugene Wadiak & his wife Arline of New Holland, PA & the late Mary Steigel, Joseph, Michael, Helen & Elizabeth Wadiak. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friend Fariborz Shahzamani of Natick. Funeral from the John Everett & Sons Funeral Home, 4 Park St., at Natick Common on Monday, March 31st at 8:00AM. Mass of Christian Burial in Jennie's beloved St. Linus Church, 119 Hartford St., Natick at 9:00AM. Relatives & friends respectfully invited. Interment in St. Patrick Cemetery, Natick. Visiting hours will be held in the funeral home on Sunday from 5:00-8:00PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Jennie's memory may be made to the Jimmy Fund, 10 Brookline Pl West 6th Fl. Brookline, MA 02445. For directions or to send the family a condolence please visit www.everettfuneral.com
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John Everett & Sons Funeral Home
4 Park Street Natick, MA 01760
Published in The Natick Bulletin & Tab from Mar. 28 to Apr. 4, 2014