F. William Cranmer

April 27, 1928 ~ January 22, 2021 (age 92)


F. William Cranmer, 92, of Butler passed away Friday, January 22, 2021 at West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh.

Born April 27, 1928 in Butler, he was a son of the late Ralph W. and Agnes (Schehl) Cranmer.

He had retired from Spang and Co. from Production Control following 37 years service. He then worked at St. Mary of the Assumption Roman Catholic Church as the Cemetery and Maintenance Manager for 8 years.

He was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Roman Catholic Church in Herman.

William was a former member of the Knights of Columbus. He was also a member of the R.C. Men's Club, the Happy Hunter's Sportsman's Club, the East Butler Fireman's Club, the Herman V.F.D. , and the East Butler Bowling League.

He enjoyed golfing and was a member of several area golf leagues including Herman Golf League and Friday Nights at Highland Golf Course for 57 years, he was one of the founding members. His passions were hunting, fishing and his meticulous green thumb, he took great pride in his garden and especially his tomatoes.

Surviving is his wife, Anna M. (Morrison) Cranmer, they were married October 2, 1947.

Children and grandchildren: Kenneth (Gail) Cranmer of Evans City, PA. their children Kevin, Dustin and Casey, David (Clara) Cranmer of Elizabethtown, PA., their children, Erin and Ashlee. Sharon (John) Bopp of Butler, their children Nathan, Colleen and Leah. Susan (Ward) Quinlan of Butler, their children Maggi, Bryant, Derek and Kyle. Ralph Cranmer, his children Benjamin and Nichole . .

21 great-grandchildren.

His sister, Ruth Cypher of Butler. His  sister-in-law, Marilyn Cranmer of Butler.

Numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Ronald and Robert Cranmer.  His sister-in law, Cora Lee Cranmer and brother-in-law, Charles Cypher.

Visitation for F. William Cranmer is private. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at 1:00 pm Tuesday from St. Mary of the Assumption Roman Catholic Church, 821 Herman Road, Butler, PA 16002. Interment will follow at St. Mary Cemetery.

The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff of Grove Manor for their excellent care and compassion.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Mary of the Assumption Roman Catholic Church. Arrangements under the direction of Geibel Funeral Home, 201 East Cunningham St. Butler, PA 16001.


















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Mass of Christian Burial
January 26, 2021

1:00 PM
St. Mary of the Assumption Roman Catholic Church (Herman Road)

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