James Cranny

CRANNY, James P. “Jim,” age 53, passed away May 19, 2013, in San Antonio, Texas.

He was born September 26, 1959, in Detroit, MI. He was a graduate of Southwest Texas State University where he was a member of the Business Honor Fraternity, Alpha Kappa Psi, U&I. He worked in the computer industry for over 20 years.

Jim was a Past Faithful Navigator of Knights of Columbus Assembly 1791 and current Grand Knight, K of C Council 8521. Jim served as an active member of the ACTS team at St. Joseph Honey Creek for several years; was an avid golfer, dedicated Detroit Tigers baseball fan and a connoisseur of fresh blueberries and pistachios.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James J. and Eleanor H. Cranny and his father-in-law, Joe B. Finley, Jr.

Jim is survived by his wife of 18 years, Mary Joe Finley Cranny; mother-in- law, Mary G. Finley; sisters-in-law, Alice Richter, Ana Maria Finley, Amanda Lasater and husband Lee, Amy Fischer and husband Jeff; aunt, Pat Morton and husband Clarke; nieces, Emily Fischer and Kathryn Fischer; and nephew, Josef Fischer and also numerous cousins.

The family would like to express their gratitude to the Knights of Columbus Council 8521 and the Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court 2260, along with many friends for their selfless support over the last ten months. They also thank the 5th floor nursing staff of Methodist Stone Oak Hospital and the staff at VITAS Innovative Hospice Care Inpatient Unit.

The family will receive friends from 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at St. Joseph Honey Creek Catholic Church.

Rosary Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 7 p.m., St. Joseph Honey Creek Catholic Church 25781 State Highway, 46 Spring Branch, Texas

Mass Thursday, May 23, 2013, 10 a.m., St. Joseph Honey Creek Catholic Church. Interment will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 8115 Datapoint Dr., San Antonio, TX 78229, VITAS Innovative Hospice, 5430 Fredericksburg Rd., Suite 200, San Antonio, TX 78229, or the charity of one’s choice.

You are invited to sign the guestbook at www.porterloring.com.

Arrangements with Porter Loring Mortuary North 2102 North Loop 1604 East San Antonio, TX 78232 (210) 495-8221.