Andrea F. (Crane) Buratczuk


Andrea F. (Crane) Buratczuk, 68, of Greenwich Avenue passed away January 29, 2013 at Kent Hospital. She was the beloved wife of George Buratczuk.

Born in Escatawpa, Mississippi, she was a daughter of the late William and Elsie (Yawn) Crane. Andrea was employed as an aide for the Visiting Nurses Association.

Besides her husband; she is survived by one daughter, Hollie DiGregorio, one son, Dean Andrade; her former husband, Robert Andrade; two sisters, Alberta Zangari and Patricia Kelly; five grandchildren, Justin Andrade, Brianna DiGregorio, Andrea DiGregorio, Jordyn Andrade and Molly Andrade. She was the sister of the late Catherine Martin, Zelphia George, William, Robert and Richard Crane and Harriet Kirkland.

Her funeral service will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions to the RI Food Bank, 200 Niantic Avenue, Providence, RI 02905 will be appreciated. Information and condolences, visit


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