Edward L. Crawford

Edward L. Crawford, age 85, of Westfield, NY died on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at Soldiers and Sailors Home of Erie.

He was born on November 9, 1929 in Kittanning, PA to the late Edward E. and Edith Custer Crawford. Edward served in the United States Air Force as a mechanic and was later employed as a truck driver and mechanic for several companies, including Hills Trucking. He was a member of the Brockton American Legion Post 35 and was an active volunteer for the Make A Wish Foundation’s “Share A Dream Drive” for several years. Edward’s passion in life was family and the art of

mechanics. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brothers, Harold and Jack Crawford.He is survived by his daughters, Pamela Lidlow of Dunkirk; Cathy Hanson of Westfield; Cheryl Farnham (James) of Sherman; Belinda Rudenski (Richard) of Clymer; Cindy Seiter (Scott) of Jacksonville, FL; Lori Byers (John) of Corry, PA; and Alison Bolinger (Jeffery) of Westfield; step-sons, Thomas Bolinger of North East, PA; J. Steven Bolinger of Billings, Montana; sisters, Patricia Booher, Barbara Bemish, Judy Anthony, Diane Wagnor, Doris Brison, Susan Barton (Carl), and Bonnie Anthony (Chuck); brothers, Donald Crawford (Mary), Chuck Crawford (Rita), Frank Crawford, and Rocky Crawford (Cathy); 16 grandchildren; and numerous great- grandchildren. Private funeral arrangements are being handled by the William D. Elkin Funeral Home, 65 S. Lake St., North East. Private interment in North East Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Soldiers and Sailors Home of Erie, Unit E, 560 East 3rd Street, Erie, PA 16507. Please send condolences to elkinfh.com.