Nathaniel ‘T’ J. Crane – Woonsocket

Nathaniel ‘T’ J. Crane – Woonsocket

Nathaniel “T” J. Crane, 22, of Woonsocket, R.I., passed away peacefully in his sleep on Thursday, July 8, 2021.

He is the beloved son of Jacob and Robin (Thifault) Crane. Nathaniel was born in Woonsocket on September 20, 1998. He is the cherished grandson of Ronald and Rachel Thifault, Jeanne Crane and the late Michael Crane, and his great-grandmother Pauline Jolicoeur, all of Woonsocket.

He leaves his aunt Roxane Cary, his cousin who was like his sister, Brooke Cary, and his uncles Jeremy, Joel and Justin Crane.

“T” graduated from Woonsocket High School Class of 2016 and earned his associate degree in 2020 in criminal justice. He was employed by the Woonsocket Education Department. He played football at Woonsocket High School, played baseball for 14 years and YMCA basketball for 12 years. He was a PawSox season ticket holder for many years. He enjoyed sports.

“T” had a heart of gold and enjoyed helping others. He loved vacationing, amusement parks, and fishing with his friend Cyle. He was known around Woonsocket for his sneaker collection and his love of gourmet food. “T” will be greatly missed by his loving family and friends.

His funeral will be held on Friday, July 16, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 a.m., at St. Joseph Church, 1200 Mendon Road, Woonsocket, R.I. Interment will follow at St. Jean Baptiste Cemetery, Wrentham Road, Bellingham, Mass. There are no visiting hours.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Nathaniel may be sent to the New Beginnings Kitchen, P.O. Box 244, Woonsocket, RI 02895, would be appreciated.

Arrangements are under the direction of Cartier’s Funeral Home, 151 South Main St., Bellingham, Mass. To sign guest book, visit www.cartiersfunerahome.com .