Loretta M. Craver



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Greece: Born in Fancher, NY, passed peacefully, Thursday, February 27, 2014 at age 88. Predeceased by her parents, Charles and Loretta Bender; daughter, Sarann; husband, Fillmore Craver; sisters, Doty Whipple and Doris Lieberman; granddaughter, Sara Rose. Survived by her children, Filmore M. Craver, III (Regina), Timothy (Ginny) Craver, Lorrie (John) Torshia, Robin (David) Leckinger; brother, Charles Jr. (Jane) Bender; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; 40 Foster children; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Loretta was a giving person and enjoyed spending time with her family. Friends may call Monday (March 3rd) 4-8 PM at the Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Road, Greece Chapel. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday (March 4th) 11:00 AM in the chapel of St. Ann’s Home. Private Interment Falls Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Leo Center for Caring at St. Ann’s Home in her memory. For more information or to sign Loretta’s guestbook please visit www.MeesonFamily.com.


  1. Colleen Colern Frazier on February 28, 2014 at 12:00 am

    Aunt Loretta you will be missed by so many. Fil, Tim, Lorrie, Robin and all your families; the rest of Loretta’s family and friends; you all all in my thoughts and prayers. Love you all.

  2. Diane LoGiudice on March 2, 2014 at 12:00 am

    I will miss her at our table for meals. We had so many laughs and good times. i only knew her a short time but she made you feel you were a part of her family. I will miss her but I know she is at last free of pain and with her beloved husband.

  3. Kim Walker Vislocky on March 2, 2014 at 12:00 am

    Was sad to hear of the passing of your mom! I have so many fond memories of spending time with your family on Alfonso drive! I loved your mom! Se was so sweet to us as kids. I’m thinking of all of you and hoping you find peace in all the special memories!! Much love xo Kim Walker Vislocky

  4. Lynn Schultz Perkins on March 4, 2014 at 12:00 am

    Cricket, Tim, Lorrie and Robin, I have fond memories of both our Moms together. Your Mom had the greatest laugh and was always so much fun to be around. I am so sorry for your loss. Lynn Schultz Perkins

  5. Sherrie Semmel on March 4, 2014 at 12:00 am

    My deepest sympathy to you all. Your Mom was such a special person to me and my family. I will always cherish the memories of your Mom . Im so glad I got to have lunch with her recently and could see the change in her and some of her struggles. She loved you all with all her heart. Im sorry I couldn’t get in there to give you all hugs.

  6. xo~ Julie on March 4, 2014 at 12:00 am

    When I think of Aunt Loretta, I think of her contagious smile & her love of family. She will be missed!

  7. Lorie whipple on March 4, 2014 at 12:00 am

    Your mom was so sweet (as was your dad). I’m sure she will be greatly missed.

  8. A Neighbor on March 5, 2014 at 12:00 am

    I’m sorry for the loss of Loretta M. Craver may she RIP, as the beauties of the celestial luminaries has not yet failed, The loving Almighty Father will not fail in his purposes to come. Reassure your hearts with his Word, you’re not alone and neither will He fail you if you trust him. Life is a Gift from God, a God of Love! Psalms 115:16; Matthew 6:9,10; Psalms 83:18; John 5:28,29; Corinthian 15:58

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