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Rev. Francis Gilbert Crandall

Rev. Francis Gilbert Crandall
  • February 13, 1916 - September 2, 2017
  • Manchester, New Hampshire

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“John, very sad to read of your Dad's passing. He was a wonderful man. Prayers to you and your family. ”
1 of 2 | Posted by: Gayle D'Antoni - Manchester, NH

“Gilbert was a first cousin of our Dad and a dear friend of our family. I am sorry to hear of his passing, but we know he is in Heaven with the Lord....Read More »
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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 Ledgard, CT, a son of Chauncey & 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 pre-deceased 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.

Family and friends may visit Cate