Paul M. Crawn
Paul M. Crawn, 79, of LeRaysville, Pa., passed away Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 at his home. Born Nov. 13, 1936 in Scranton, Pa., he was the son of the late Paul M. Sr. and Edna C. (Rech) Crawn. A graduate of East Stroudsburg University with a Master's Degree in biology, he was a biology teacher in Newton, N.J., at Newton High School and the Kittatinny Regional High School, where he also served as Science Department chairman. He was also the advisor of the Chess Club. Paul served in the Army Reserves in the late '50s, was a member of Neath Welsh Congregation Church where he served as a Sunday school teacher, Elder, Pulpit Search Committee and preached as needed. He was an amateur radio operator and was part of the Civil Defense during hurricane Diane when it devastated the Delaware Water Gap. He was an Eagle Scout, licensed life guard, and enjoyed hunting deer and fishing. Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Marian (Fee) Crawn of LeRaysville, Pa.; sons and daughter-in-law, Alan Crawn of LeRaysville, Pa., Paul and Jamie Crawn of Ottsville, Pa.; granddaughters, Josie, CC, and Maisie; and several cousins. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday at the Neath Church. Services will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Neath Welsh Congregational Church, LeRaysville, PA 18829. Instead of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to either: Neath Welsh Congregational Church Building Fund, c/o Alan Coates, 359 Second St., LeRaysville, PA 18829; LeRaysville-Pike Volunteer Fire Department, 274 Saw Mill Road, LeRaysville, PA 18829; or Camino Global, 8625 La Prada Drive, Dallas, TX 75228 (On memo write Crawn/Wicher). To leave online condolences, please go to bartronmyerfuneralhome.com. Services have been entrusted to Bartron-Myer Funeral Home, Inc., Montrose, Pa.
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