John C. “The Chief” Eldred
Of Port Crane
John C. “The Chief” Eldred, 83 of Port Crane died unexpectedly on Sat. morning Nov. 19, 2022 at his home. He was predeceased by his wives, Sandra Jane Eldred & Barbara J. (Bentley) Bronson Eldred. He is survived by his son and best friend, Jeffrey & Cassandra Eldred, Port Crane, daughter, Amie & Tim Doxtader, FL, 5 grandchildren, Jami, Kari, Alysia, Karina & Mikaela, 7 great grandchildren, sister & brother-in-law, Faye & Raymond Runkle, PA and also several nieces and nephews. He was a member of the Port Crane Baptist Church, Past Chief and member of the Port Crane Fire Dept. since 1979, Superintendent and Pres. Of Port Crane Cemetery Assoc., Pres. & CEO of The Chief’s Co., Pres. And Developer of Forest Manor Senior Community, 20 year member and Chairman of the Town of Fenton Planning Board.
Memorial Services will be held at the Port Crane Baptist Church 38 Canal Street on Sat. Nov. 26, 2022 at 2 p.m. Pastor Scott Wilson and His great friend, Pastor Dan Baker (Preacher) will co-officiate. Private burial will be in Port Crane Cemetery at a later date. The family will receive friends at Port Crane Baptist Church on Sat. from 12noon to 2 p.m. prior to service. Memorial contributions may be made to: Port Crane Baptist Church 38 Canal St. Pt. Crane, NY 13833 or Port Crane Fire Dept. 844 State Route 369 Port Crane, NY 13833. Online condolences may be made at: www.omaddenfh.com. Arrangements by the Osterhoudt-Madden Funeral Home 69-71 Maple Street Harpursville. A MADDEN FAMILY FUNERAL HOME.