Born in Apalachicola, Fla., she was the daughter of the late Ignatius and Nancy Tarantino Brocato. Mrs. Crane was a registered nurse prior to her marriage in 1953.
She is survived by her husband, William Joseph Crane of the home; one son, Harry Byron Cashwell of Pinehurst, N.C.; one sister, Betty Garrett of Port Richey, Fla.; two grandchildren; Casey Cashwell of Tryon and Chris Cashwell of Greer, S.C.; two great grandchildren, Austin Cashwell of Greer, S.C., and Kinleigh Cashwell of Tryon.
Graveside service were held Wednesday, April 8, 2009 in Polk Memorial Gardens, with Father Patrick Winslow officiating.
An online guest register may be signed at www.mcfarlandfuneralchapel.com.
McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon, was in charge of arrangements.