Name:   DeForest C. Crandall

From:  The Post-Journal, Jamestown, New York
Date:  March 3, 2005

DeForest C. ''Frosty'' Crandall, 81, of 151 E. Elmwood Ave., Falconer, died at 1:24 p.m. Tuesday (March 1, 2005) in WCA Hospital.

He is survived by his wife, Winifred Smout Crandall, whom he married May 30, 1947, in Angelica, N.Y.

He was born April 15, 1923, in Friendship, N.Y., the son of Claude and Grace DeLong Crandall.

He was a graduate of Angelica High School and was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during World War II in the Pacific Theatre. He was employed by the Randolph Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 2273 as administrator, retiring in 1985, and had been a self-employed carpenter in the area for many years. He was a charter member of the Randolph Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 2273 and received his Pilgrim Degree in 1983. He was also a member of the Loyal Order of Moose National Association and the Ira Lou Spring Post 149, American Legion.

He enjoyed visiting and talking with others, being a volunteer, and always lending a helping hand to anyone in need.

Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons; Gregory L. Crandall of Marysville, Mich., and Stanley E. Crandall of Falconer; three grandsons: Matthew D. Crandall of Falconer, and Eric O. and Joseph W. Crandall, both of Jamestown; two step-granddaughters of Michigan; and a sister, Ernestine Slade of Randolph.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Malcolm Crandall.

The Randolph Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 2273 will conduct a memorial service at 8 p.m. today in the Falconer Funeral Home. Entombment will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today in the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to a charity of choice.