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Charlotte L. Crane

January 9, 1924 — July 13, 2022

Sherburne

Charlotte L. Crane, 98, of S. Mulligan Rd., Sherburne, NY passed away July 13, 2022 at her daughter’s home surrounded by family.  Charlotte was blessed by our Lord to live a full life, able to spend her last years on Earth being a part of her grandchildren and great grandchildren’s lives daily.

She was born on January 9, 1924 in Georgetown, the oldest of four children of Ivan and Mildred Hay Fuller. She was a graduate of Georgetown High School and the Central City Business Institute in Syracuse. On May 14, 1951, Charlotte married Parman L. Crane in Georgetown, who predeceased her on July 31, 1960. Charlotte enjoyed working as the athletic secretary and ticket manager at Colgate University from 1961 until her retirement in 2005.  She will be remembered as wonderfully devoted to her family, establishing the tradition of weekly Sunday dinners following church.  She also enjoyed attending sporting events and family activities, completing word searches, and collecting Norman Rockwell items.  

Surviving are her daughter, Wendy S. Brown of Sherburne; grandchildren, Jason and Abby Brown, Kylie and Steve Davis, Erin and Chris Young, all of Sherburne; Nathan and Kim Brown of Wichita, KS; Caleb and Naomi Brown of Georgetown; great-grandchildren, Owen, Lydia and Eli Brown (Jason); Sadie, Sawyer, Shepherd and Shadrach Davis (Kylie); Charlotte, Dean, Hazel and Harvey Young (Erin); Milly and Rosie Brown (Nathan); her sister-in-law, Jessie Mae Fuller of Holland, NY; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister, Vernette Wilcox; two brothers, Alan R. and Glen R. Fuller; as well as her beloved son-in-law, John A. Brown.

Services and Interment will be private. Contributions in her memory may be made to Hospice of Chenango County, 33-39 Court St., Norwich, NY 13815, who adeptly helped care for Charlotte and support her family.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 10 S. Main St., Sherburne.

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