Timothy J Crane, of Ludlow, passed away after a courageous 3-year battle with cancer. Born in Springfield to the late Mary Rose (Riordan) and Thomas Crane. Tim was an avid Boston Sports fan and enjoyed traveling on vacations and cruises with his family. He retired after thirty years as a mail handler at the United States Postal Service. He leaves his beloved wife and best friend, Lorianne (Raiche) and son, Nicholas, of Ludlow. As well as, his sister Rosemary and Nephew and Godson Noah Berard of Belchertown, Brother in law Joseph Raiche and his wife Laura of Springfield, Brother in law Jeffrey Raiche and his wife Chris of Ware, Niece and Goddaughter Joella Raiche and partner Mark Surprenant of South Hadley and Nephew Steven Raiche and his wife Jennifer of Wilbraham and Nephew Brian Raiche of Martha’s Vineyard. He also has 2 Great Nephews and 1 Great Niece. Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 10th, from 4pm to 7pm at WILBRAHAM FUNERAL HOME, 2551 Boston Road, Wilbraham. Tim’s Funeral mass will be on, Friday, January 11th at St. Cecilia’s Parish 42 Main Street, Wilbraham at 10am with burial to follow in St Michael’s Cemetery in Springfield. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the D’Amour Center for Cancer Care 3350 Main Street, Springfield, MA 01107.