Mary Lou (Moore) Crane

December 14, 1935 ~ January 21, 2022 (age 86)



Mary Lou Crane, 86, of California, PA, died Friday, January 21, 2022.


She was born Saturday, December 14, 1935, in Jamestown, NY, a daughter of the late Howard S.  and Iva M. (Grimshaw) Moore.


Mary Lou was a teacher and had earned her Master’s in education.  She worked for many years at the California Book Exchange.


In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her brother, Robert Moore.


Left to cherish her memory are husband of 63 years George Crane; two children, daughter, Laurie Sphar of California, PA, and son & daughter-in-Law, Barry and Anne Crane of Beavercreek, OH; also surviving are two grandchildren, Ashley Sphar and Ryan Crane and step-granddaughter, Jessica Sargent.


As per Mary Lou’s wishes her funeral services are private, at the convenience of her family and have been entrusted to the Mariscotti Funeral Home, Inc., Anthony N. Mariscotti, Supervisor, 323 Fourth Street, California, PA.


In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions to the American Diabetes Association. PO Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116-7023

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