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Obituaries > CRAINE, WILLIAM L.

William Leroy Craine, 82, of Lady Lake, died Saturday, Feb. 12, 2005. A native of Meadville, Pa., he moved to Lady Lake in 1971 from Leesburg.

Mr. Craine was a retired plasterer and drywall contractor and a member of Lake Region Christian Fellowship in Leesburg. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran serving during WWII. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed all sports.

Survivors include his wife, June P.; sons, Shawn R. Craine of Lady Lake and Darel W. Craine of Leesburg; four daughters, Cheryl L. Chiodo, Laura E. Davis and Diane P. Edwards, all of Lady Lake, and Denise P. Craine of Wildwood; sister, Betty Rose Ferguson of Pittsburgh, Pa.; 16 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Feb. 17, at 10 a.m. at First Baptist Church, Leesburg, with Pastor Art Ayris and Pastor Shawn R. Craine officiating. Interment will be at the Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, with full military honors conducted by North Lake Detachment Marine Corps League Honor Guard.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Tampa Hope Lodge, 12810 Magnolia Dr., Tampa, FL 33612. Beyers Funeral Home, Lady Lake, handled the arrangements.