Helen M. Cranston, 86, died Wednesday (Oct. 29, 1997) in Newfane Inter-Community Memorial Hospital after a lengthy illness.
The former Helen Koncsol was born in Lord, Md. She lived in Briody Nursing Home, Lockport, since the death of her husband, Thomas H., in 1989. Mrs. Cranston also lived on Willow Road for 50 years.
She was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church at North Ridge, Cambria.
Survivors include her son, Sidney; a daughter, Susan Martin; 18 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Hardison Funeral Home, 3648 Ransomville Road, Ransomville. Burial will be in Elmlawn Cemetery, Town of Tonawanda.