John J. Crane, Jr.

CRANE, John J., Jr. of West Roxbury formerly Weston, MA passed away peacefully July 15, 2022 at the age of 88.

Pre-deceased by his loving wife Dorothy (Bogue) Crane and his brother Paul R. Crane, He was the son of Louise G. (Lydon) and John J. Crane of Arlington, MA.

Proud graduate of Arlington High School class of 1951 and Boston College class of 1955. President and Owner of Crane Plumbing & Heating Co., Inc. Longtime member of Charles River Country Club where he cherished his many friendships and family celebrations.

Father of nine children including 6 sons and 3 daughters; Jack (Michele) of Chicago IL, Thomas of Billerica, MA, Jeannie Crane of West Roxbury, MA, Stacey Crane (Chuck Noel) of Nashua, NH, Stephen (Beth) of Millis, MA, James (John Sundback) of Wilton Manors, FL, Kenneth (Melissa) of Hingham, MA, Edward (Chris) of Jaffrey, NH, and Deirdre Parlon (Thomas) of West Roxbury, MA.

Loving Papa John of 20 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.

Visiting Hours at the William J. Gormley Funeral Home, 2055 Centre St., WEST ROXBURY on Thursday, July 21, 2022 from 8:30 - 9:30am. followed by a Funeral Mass in Holy Name Church at 10 o’clock. Relatives and friends invited. Interment Private.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in John’s name to Sophia Snow Place, 1215 Centre Street, West Roxbury, MA 02132 or to The Jimmy Fund (Papa John was a Huge Red Sox Fan).
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