Rev. Francis Gilbert Crandall

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Rev. Francis Gilbert Crandall, 101, of Manchester, NH passed away September 2, 2017.

Rev. Crandall was born February 13, 1916 in Ledyard, CT, a son of Chauncey and Mattie (Crouch) Crandall and had been a Manchester resident for many years.

Throughout the years, Rev. Crandall was a minister with The Nazarene Church and founded the International Concern For Children Foundation.

Rev. Crandall was predeceased by his wife, Mildred (Krivanec) Crandall and two sons, Earl Crandall and Robert Crandall.

Family members include a son, John Crandall and his wife, Rhona; eight grandchildren, many great-grandchildren and one great-great grandson.

Calling hours will be Saturday, September 9, 2017 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Cate & Johnson Funeral Home, 573 Pine Street, corner of Harrison Street in Manchester.

Funeral Service will follow on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at Grace Chapel Nazarene Church, 7 Silver Avenue in Hooksett, NH. Burial will take place at Pine Grove Cemetery in Manchester.

Memorial contributions may be sent to International Concern For Children Foundation, 44 Nashua Road #21, Londonderry, NH 03053.

Cate & Johnson Funeral Service of Manchester is directing arrangements.

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Cate & Johnson Funeral Home / Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium
573 Pine Street
Manchester, NH 03104
(603) 625-5073
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Published in Union Leader on Sept. 5, 2017
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