Donald E. Cranston, 74

September 12, 2022

Donald E. Cranston, 74, of Lancaster, passed away after a battle with cancer on September 12, 2022, at the Lebanon VA Medical Center. He was the son of the late Della Work.
A veteran of the Vietnam War, Donnie proudly served with the US Army. He retired from Jones Dealerships in Lancaster after 29 years of service. Donnie was known for his love of his family, music, his favorite sports teams, and fishing.
He is survived by his wife Patty, 3 brothers, 3 sisters, nieces, nephews, extended family, and caring friends. He was predeceased by one sister.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the graveside service on September 23rd at Conestoga Memorial Park, Lancaster.
Contributions in Donnie’s memory may be made to Pennsylvania APCA 350 E. Erie Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19134.

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Condolences to the Family

September 22, 2022

The family times we met Donnie we remember such a friendly and cheerful fellow.  We are so sorry to hear of your loss and send you all our heartfelt sympathy.  

September 21, 2022

Sending condolences to the family from the Rahm Girls on N. Reservoir St. in Lancaster.  We have many fond memories of Donnie and Patti!

September 18, 2022

Pat so sorry for your loss Don was a great guy.
Barb and Rick Herr 

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