April 16, 1934 - December 13, 2005
Mrs. Gladys B. "Gail" (Krok) Crandall Holland, 71, of 38 Temple St. Adams, died Tuesday evening at North Adams Regional Hospital. She was born in Adams on April 16, 1934, a daughter of the late Michael and Apolonia (Szlachta) Krok, and attended Adams schools, including St. Stanislaus Elementary School. Mrs. Holland was a homemaker most of her life, but had worked briefly at the former Berkshire Fine Spinning Co. , Whitey's Diner, Stonemarketing Corp. and the Berkshire Inn, all in Adams. She attended St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, Adams. For many years she was a volunteer fundraiser for the American Cancer and Heart Associations. She especially enjoyed her daily coffee and news outings with her many friends at the McDonald's in Adams. Her first husband, Aaron T. Crandall, Whom she married on October 17, 1954, died on October 4, 1959. Her second husband, Andrew J. Holland, whom she married October 19, 1964, died August 7, 1996. She is survived by 2 sons - Aaron T. Crandall and his wife, Kathleen, of North Adams, and Steven M. Holland and his wife, Kathy, of Cheshire; 2 Daughters - Audrey A. Crandall of Adams, and Karen L. Porter of North Adams; 1 Sister - Helen Krok of Adams; 9 Grandchildren, 5 Great Grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews. She was predeceased by 4 brothers - Adolph, Joseph, Edmund and Chester Krok; and by 1 sister, Stella Towsley. The funeral will be held on Saturday, December 17th, at 8:00 AM from the AUGE-PACIOREK-SIMMONS Funeral Home, 13 Hoosac St. Adams, followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 9:00 AM in St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, Adams, celebrated by Rev. James F. McAndrews SJ. Burial will follow in Bellevue Cemetery, Adams. Calling hours are Friday from 4 to 7 PM at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society through the funeral home.
Mrs. Gladys B. "Gail" (Krok) Crandall Holland, 71, of 38 Temple St. Adams, died Tuesday evening at North Adams Regional Hospital. She was born in Adams on April 16, 1934, a daughter of the late Michael and Apolonia (Szlachta) Krok, and attended... View Obituary & Service Information
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