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Obituary: Mary Ann “Babe” Cranmer, Former Nurse

A celebration of her life is planned for Saturday.

Mary Ann “Babe” Cranmer, 75, of Canonsburg, went to be with the Lord Friday, Nov. 9, 2012 in the Washington Hospital.

She was born in Canonsburg, a daughter of the late Karl and Ann Pashkevich Summers.

She was a member of Central Assembly of God, in Houston, where she was involved in numerous church groups. She was a graduate of the Canonsburg Hospital School of Nursing, worked at Canonsburg General Hospital and retired from Mayview State Hospital as R.N. supervisor. She will always be remembered for putting her patients first, her kindness, love and her philanthropic nature.

Surviving are her son, Joseph C. Cranmer (Renee) of Franklin; three brother, John Summers of Washington, Robert Summers of Sharpsburg, Michael Summers (Vicky) of Long Island, N.Y.; sister Rose Mary O’Korn, and her husband, Frank, of McMurray; three grandchildren, Joseph Phillip Cranmer, Michael and Brittany; two nephews, Buck O’Korn (Amy) and Brian O’Korn (Becky); two great nieces, Abigal Rose, Grace Milan and a great nephew, Luke Robert-Frank.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Carl and Francis Summers, three sisters, Martha Dean, Helen Stutzman and Betty Lash.

There will be no public visitation. A celebration of her life will be held at Central Assembly of God Church, Houston, at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Sollon Funeral Home, located at 30 E. College St. in Canonsburg.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Washington Area Humane Society.

For more information or to leave online condolences, visit the Sollon Funeral Home website here.

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