Edward “Buddy” Crance Jr., 80, a 49 year Eatontown resident, passed away on Sunday, April 16, 2017. Edward was born in Englewood, NJ to Edward T. Sr. and Helen (Bobalko). He was a graduate of Cliffside Park High School, Class of 1956. Edward was a former Eatontown Councilman and member of the Zoning Board. He formerly was employed by Alcoa and National Lead and later retired from Nestle’s after 22 years of service. Buddy was a generous and good hearted family man. He was a devoted and loving husband, father, Pop-Pop and friend.
He was predeceased by his parents. He is survived by his beloved wife of 57 years, Carol, his daughters: Cullette Williams and husband Bud of Danbury, CT, Kimberley Brown and husband Doug of Brewster, NY and Karen Tulli and husband Frank of Flemington, NJ, and grandchildren: Lauren, Brian, Kevin, Jake and Joey.
Visitation will be held at the Braun Funeral Home, 106 Broad St., Eatontown, NJ
on Thurs., April 20th from 4-8pm with a service at 7pm. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Buddy’s name to the American Heart Association, at www.heart.org, or, The Alzheimer’s Association at www.alz.org. Please visit Buddy’s memorial website at braunfuneralhome.com.