Farming Rural 07

Lee Donald Cratty

March 29, 1937 ~ January 18, 2024 (age 86) 86 Years Old

Lee Cratty Obituary

Lee Donald Cratty, age 86, of Butler, peacefully passed away Thursday, Jan 18, 2024, on his family farm.

Born March 29, 1937 in Butler; he was the son of the late Floyd W. and Olive Ifft Cratty.

Lee was born and raised in Franklin Township, where he was a lifelong farmer.  In his younger years he raised chickens, cows, and pigs, moving on in later years to crop farming with his family.  Lee will be remembered for growing potatoes.  He received an Achievement Award from the Penn State Potato Growers Association.

He was Baptist by faith.

He enjoyed hunting and fishing with his sons; and cherry picking in Erie with his grandsons.

Survived by two sons Herb (Bonnie) Cratty of Ellwood City, Donald (Natascha) Cratty of Butler; his grandchildren Charles (Catherine) Cratty of Joppa, AL, Chris (Maddie) Cratty, Marc Cratty, and Mathew Cratty all of Butler.  His brother Clair (Margaret) Cratty of Butler and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife Gladys Cratty, and his sister Dorthy Sedoris.

Cremation services have been entrusted to the Raisley Funeral Home and Cremation Services, pc., 387 Main Street, Prospect.

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