Carolyn Faye Crane Shaw
August 12, 2018
Carolyn “Bootsie” Faye Crane Shaw, 85, passed peacefully into eternity Sunday morning, Aug. 12, 2018, in the comfort of her home on St. Simons Island, Ga.
She was a majorette and 1951 graduate of Benjamin Franklin High School in Carbondale, Pa.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Paul Wilkinson and Olive Wheeler Crane; brothers, C.B. “Jimmy” Crane, Paul Wheeler Crane, Gerald “Jerry” H. Crane, Robert “Bobby” D. Crane; sister, Eunice Hope King and husband, Charles Jacob Shaw; and her beloved and dearly missed grandsons, Miles Hamilton Brooks and Gerald “Trey” H. Edwards III.
Bootsie is survived by her sisters, Constance “Connie” Olive Waddell and Virginia Jean Price; and her brothers, Ronald “Ronnie” M. Crane and Harold Wilkinson Crane; the father of her children, Gerald “Jerry” H. Edwards; daughters, Gennene Brooks, Robin Marsili, Paige Edwards; and son, Jay Edwards; beloved grand and great-grandchildren and many nieces, great-nieces, nephews and great-nephews.
Services will be held on Thursday at 3 p.m. at Willow View Cemetery, Clifford.
Arrangements by Lawrence A. Gabriel Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 74 N. Main St., Carbondale.