Maxson Crandall, Jr.

Memorial Service

11:00 am
Saturday, January 14, 2017
Princeton Meadow Church
545 Meadow Road
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Obituary of Maxson R. Crandall, Jr.

Maxson “Max” R. Crandall, Jr., 87, of Princeton passed away on Monday, December 19, 2016. He was born in Stamford, CT and raised in Darien, CT. He attended the University of Connecticut and then joined the U.S. Marine Corps. His career began in New York City at New York Life Insurance Company, promotions taking him and his growing family to Holden, MA and later to Paul Revere Life Insurance Company in Cherry Hill, NJ . He subsequently made a mid-career change into residential real estate as a Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Fox and Lazo Realtors, Cherry Hill, NJ. Over the years, he held management positions for a number of real estate firms in CT and NJ, ultimately bringing him to the Princeton area in 1996. After his retirement, he regularly volunteered at the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (TASK) tutoring those seeking their GED certification, and at the Somerset County 4H Club where he taught dog training skills to young 4H’ers. He was also an active member of The Montgomery Rotary Club and worshiped at the Princeton Meadow Church. He was an avid runner, woodworker and gardener, and was always working on creative home improvement projects. Max was happily married to the late Frances L. Crandall for sixty-three years and is survived by a sister, Carole C. Stiles, three sons and three daughters-in-law, Maxson R. III and Anita Crandall, Brooks C. and Jill Crandall, Christopher C. and Ellen Crandall, six grandchildren Cabe, Grant, Anya, Paige, Dane and Beck, as well as his spirited Golden Retriever, Dewie. A Memorial Service will be held 11 o’clock on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at the Princeton Meadow Church, 545 Meadow Road, Princeton, NJ 08540 Memorial Contributions may be made to The Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (TASK) on their website under donations. Arrangements are under the direction of the Mather-Hodge Funeral Home, Princeton
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