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Lois (Erlendson) Cranston

October 23, 1924 May 8, 2015
Lois (Erlendson) Cranston
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CRANSTON – Lois (Erlendson) Cranston, age 90, of Stratford, beloved wife for over 70 years of Edward R. Cranston, Sr., passed away Friday, May 8, 2015 at Bridgeport Hospital. Lois was born October 23, 1924 in Grafton, North Dakota, daughter of the late Eggert and Margret (Gillis) Erlendson and was a long time Stratford resident. Lois was a dedicated parishioner of St. James Church in Stratford, she loved to read, never missed an episode of Jeopardy, and was proud of her Icelandic heritage. She was a homemaker who also worked for many years as a receptionist at Rabine Family Dental in Stratford. Survivors, in addition to her beloved husband, include her five children: Ellen Smith and her husband Robert of North Brookfield, MA, Patty Guedes and her husband John of Shelton, Ed Cranston, Jr. and his wife Pam, Kathy Sulik and her husband Doug and Mike Cranston and his wife Sue all of Stratford; twelve grandchildren: Tim, Matt, Jennifer and her husband Keith, Johnny and his wife Lizette, Katie, Peter and his wife Gina, Kelsey, Nick, Maggie, Samantha, Erik and Emma; five great-grandchildren: Kaia, Mackenzie, Harper, Joshua and Chloe and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers Marvin Erlendson and Buddy Erlendson and her sisters Joyce Peoples, Betty Roterud and Donna Stark. The Cranston family would like to express their sincerest thanks to Dr. Misra, Mary Toohey- Repko, and the entire staff on West Tower 6, Bridgeport Hospital, for their loving and compassionate care. In accordance with Lois’s wishes, there will be no calling hours. A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. at St. James Church, 2070 Main St., Stratford. Interment will follow in Union Cemetery, Stratford. In lieu of flowers, donations in Lois’s name may be made to: Our Father’s House c/o St. James Church, 2070 Main St., Stratford, CT 06615 or to a charity of the donor’s choice. For additional information or to share an online condolence, please visit www.wrmcdonaldfuneralhome.com.

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Funeral Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday

12

May

10:30 AM 5/12/2015 10:30:00 AM
Saint James Church

2070 Main Street
Stratford, CT 06615

Saint James Church
2070 Main Street Stratford 06615 CT
United States

Interment

Tuesday

12

May

12:00 PM 5/12/2015 12:00:00 PM
Union Cemetery

Temple Court
Stratford, CT 06615

Union Cemetery
Temple Court Stratford 06615 CT
United States

Memorial Contribution

Saint James Church

Care of Our Fathers House
2110 Main St
Stratford, CT 06615
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