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Merlin Craun

February 6, 1920 — April 7, 2020


Mr. Merlin C. Craun, 100, of Lebanon, died on Tuesday April 7th, 2020 at Cedar Haven Healthcare Center.

He was born on Monday, February 6, 1920 to the late John E. Craun and Clara B. Craun nee Landes in West Virginia. He worked as a Steel Worker at Bethlehem Steel. Merlin was a veteran of the Marine Corps where he served as a Quartermaster in World War II.

Merlin is survived by family, Suzanne Rueppel spouse of late Samuel Sr., Samuel Jr. spouse Carolyn, Carissa, Austin, Katelyn and Calum. He was preceded in death by his wife Mary R. Craun nee Bradley; son Gary Craun; brother John L. Craun; and sisters Helen M. Dickinson and Evelyn Craun Gray

Funeral services will be held privately at the convenience of the family

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