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Charles G. "Chuck" Cranmer

February 17, 1937 ~ February 22, 2019 (age 82)

Charles  George "Chuck"  Cranmer, 82, of Butler passed away Friday at his home under the care of his loving wife and VNA Western Pennsylvania Hospice. He was born February 17, 1937 in Clay Township, Butler County. He was the son of the late Paul Dewitt Cranmer and Jennie Freda Miller Cranmer. Charles was employed as a mail carrier at the Butler Post Office for 35 years. Upon his retirement from the Post Office he also worked at Penn United Technologies and American Legion Post 117.

After graduating from West Sunbury High School, he served and was a veteran of the United States Air Force from 1955 to 1959. He was a member of St. Luke Lutheran Church in Cabot and an active participant of Celebrating Recovery. He was a member and past Exalted Ruler of the Butler Elks Lodge 170, the Masons Lodge 272, and American Legion Post 117. He enjoyed time with family and friends, working around the home, hunting, fishing, farming, gardening, spending time at the mountains at his camp, and helping others.

Chuck leaves behind a loving wife Darlene Lanterman Cranmer whom he married October 28, 1983; his children Cammy Riemer (Tom) of Winchester, VA, Cynthia Young (Mike) of Harrisburg, PA, and Charles Cranmer (Donna) of Butler; a stepson Timothy Grelling (Tiffany) of Lumberton, NJ; three grandchildren, Ashley, Angela and Rachel; three step grandchildren Tyson, Allison and Jaxon; and one great-grandson Carlisle. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his three sisters Helen Jeannette Link, Dorothy Gwendolyn Beacham, Alice Maxine Hoyt, and brother Dwight Paul Cranmer.

Friends and family of Charles will be received at the Fox Funeral Home, Inc. in Saxonburg on Sunday February 24, 2019 from 2-6 pm. Funeral services will be held at St Luke in Cabot at 12:30 pm on Monday, February 25, 2019.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to St Luke Lutheran Church - 330 Hannahstown Rd. Cabot, PA 16023 or VNA, Western Pennsylvania - 115 Technology Dr. Butler, PA 16001.

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