McCracken, 81, of 1305 Continental Boulevard Danville, PA died Tuesday
afternoon, June 17 at his home. He was born January 25, 1922 in Riverside,
PA the son of the late Bruce A. and Edna E. Cleaver McCracken.
He graduated from
Danville High School in 1939. He served as a corporal with the United
States Army in India during World War II. He was employed as an office
manager by Western Union Telegraph Company for 31 years retiring in 1972.
Mr. McCracken also served as Valley Township Secretary-Treasurer in Montour
County for two decades retiring in March 1995. He was a member of American
Legion Post 44 Northumberland, PA; Montour Delong Fair Association and
AARP. He was married for 41 years the late Dorothy J. Sandel McCracken who
died June 29, 1987.
He is survived by two
daughters; Alice E. McCracken Danville, PA and Jane L. Shultz of Danville,
PA; a grandson Jamie F. Schenck and a granddaughter Jody L. Schenck. He was
preceded in death by three brothers; Clarence R., Allen C. and Ralph A.
and burial were private in the Odd Fellows Cemetery Danville, PA under the
direction of the Miller-Visneski Funeral
Home 10 West Mahoning Street Danville, PA. Memorial contributions may
be made to Columbia Montour Home Hospice 599 E 7th Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815