A funeral Mass was offered July 5 at St. John's Church in Plattsburgh for Rev. John Crable, who died July 2. He was 84 and had been a priest of the Ogdensburg Diocese for 59 years.

A native of Schenectady, he served at 11 parishes in the Ogdensburg Diocese, with the Division of Alcoholism of New York State Department of Mental Hygiene, and as chaplain at Champlain Valley Physicians' Hospital.

Interment was in St. John's Cemetery, Plattsburgh.