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GROVELAND, MA - WELLS, ME: Ann Kelly Cranton, age 81, currently a resident of Wells, Maine and North Myrtle Beach, S.C. and formerly a long-term resident of Groveland, Mass., died on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at her home. She was born in Amsterdam, N.Y. in 1935, the daughter of Dr. Edwin and Evelyn Kelly and the oldest of ten children. She was a beloved wife, mother, sister, grandmother and person. She will be missed more than words can say.

She is survived by her loving husband, Norman, of 54 years; her daughter Francie Helm of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; her daughter, Lisa Heller and two granddaughters, Lauren and Megan, of Rhinebeck, N.Y., her daughter, Kathleen Thomes and granddaughter, Connor, and grandson, Carlyle, also of Wells, Maine; and her son, Timothy Cranton of Seattle. In addition, she is survived by her siblings, Mary Barker, Corrine “Teenie” Schofield, Michael Kelly, Betsy Treiber, Alice Heaton, Timothy Kelly, and Christine Kelly. In addition to her parents, Ann was predeceased by her sister, Kathleen “Pat” Lundberg, and her brother, Thomas Kelly.

No funeral service will be held at this time but there will be a celebration of life in the spring. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to York Hospital, 15 Hospital Drive, York, ME 03909; York Hospital Hospice, 127 Long Sands Road, York, ME 03909: or St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Arrangements are entrusted to the Johnson Funeral Home 26 Market Street, North Berwick, Maine. Condolences may be expressed at www.JohnsonFuneralHomeME.com.
Published on  February 18, 2016
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