Glen Amos Crast

Boylston Center, Oswego County, New York, USA
Death 17 Mar 1946 (aged 50)
Orwell, Oswego County, New York, USA
Burial Lacona, Oswego County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 93220246 · View Source
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Glen A. Crast, 50 Dies at Orwell

Glen Amos Crast, formerly of Lacona but for a number of years a resident of Watertown, died March 17, 1946 in the Oswego County Sanatorium at Orwell where he had been a patient for the past six months.

Mr. Crast was born July 31, 1895, in Boylston, his parents being the late Eli Crast and Mrs. Margaret Snyder Crast. He attended schools in this vicinity and also at Worth and on Decembert 9, 1918 was married to Miss Golda Nellis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Delmont Nellis of Lacona. Their eldest son, Major Glenn Harwood Crast, a pilot Army Air Force, was killed in action over Italy September 15, 1943. Other children who survive are a daughter, Vivian (Mrs. Harold Phelps), and three sons, Kenneth, Delmont and Jack Grast, all of whom served with the Armed Forces during the war. In addition to the four children he is survived by his mother, Mrs. Margaret Crast; four brothers, Erwin, James, John and Ivan Crast and his wife, Mrs. Golda Nellis Crast. One sister, Hazel, died at the age of 17. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.

Glen Crast was in Florida for a while with his snl, Harwood, when the latter was stationed there. He then went to California where he lived until his health failed, then he
returned to New York. Mr. Crast was at one time a carpenter by occupation, and while in Watertown was employed as the Watertown City Park Until he became ill. He entered and was then moved to Orwell sanatorium, where his death occurred.

Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at, the Pratt funeral home in Lacona, with Rev. Herbert Harrison, pastor of Sandy Creek Methodist church, officiating. Burial will be in Wesleyan cemetery.

Source: Sandy Creek News, March 20, 1946

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