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Gary D. Crans

April 11, 1945 September 12, 2018
Gary D. Crans
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Obituary for Gary D. Crans

GARY D. CRANS, age 73, of Troy, OH, passed away Wednesday September 12, 2018 at 8:42 P.M. at Ohio’s Hospice of Miami County Inpatient Unit, Troy, OH. He was born April 11, 1945 in Corning, NY to the late Chester Crans and Dorothy (Snyder) Crans, Penn Yan, NY.

He is also survived by two daughters & sons-in-law: Christina (Glenn) Houck, Troy, OH, Tammy (Steve) Hurley, Sidney, OH; one son & daughter-in-law: David (Rosa) Crans, Auburn, GA; six sisters: Nancy (John Fontana) Mortensen, Penn Yan, NY, Beverly Sample, Penn Yan, NY, Shirley (Roger) Templar, FL, Sonja (John) Jose, CA, Pam (Dany) Stark, AZ, Cathy (Jim) Davis, NV; seven grandchildren: Jonathon, Christopher (Marcus Minix) and Kaitlin (Ian Greer) Houck, Matt (Jessica) Crans, Madison Hurley, Amanda ( Jason Easling), Aron Crans; four great grandchildren: Chloe, Lily, Tristan and Cole; several nieces, nephews and extended family and friends. He was preceded in death by one daughter: Brenda Lee Crans.

Gary graduated from Dundee Central High School, Dundee, NY in 1963. He was a long-time member of the Dundee Fire Department. He enjoyed watching sports of all kinds, traveling and spending time with his family. Gary worked at the former Penn Yan Express in Penn Yan, NY until it’s closing and retired from Giles Supermarket.

A Celebration of Gary’s Life will be held at the convenience of the family in New York, at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to MELCHER-SOWERS FUNERAL HOME, Piqua.

Memorial contributions may be made to Ohio’s Hospice of Miami County P.O. Box 502 Troy OH 45373.

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