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Roger Craig

August 20, 1945 ~ May 3, 2022 (age 76)


Roger Leroy Craig, 76, of Shelocta passed away on Tuesday, May 3, 2022. 

He was the son of Alvin and Ann (Chambers) Craig, born August 20, 1945.

Roger was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother.  He enjoyed spending time with his family, fishing, hunting, stamp collecting, gardening, and traveling.  Roger was a proud veteran of the Vietnam War where he served honorably in the United States Army.  After his service he pursued carpentry, mining at Copper Valley Mine, farming, and owner of Craig’s Mobile Home Set-up.

Surviving is his loving wife of 50 years, Patricia (Bowersox) Craig who gave her all to take care of him; two daughters and a son, Michele (Ray) Stiles of Blairsville, Chad Craig and fiancée, Michelle Lezanic of Creekside; and Kristie (Johnathan) Carnahan of Shelocta.  Roger was the proud grandfather of Josh (Samantha) Stiles, Cortland Craig, and Avery Carnahan and great-grandfather of Domenic and Greyson Stiles.  Also surviving are his brother, John Craig of Shelocta and sister, Nancy Craig of Cortland, OH; 3 brothers-in-law, 4 sisters-in-law; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Roger was preceded in death by his parents; in-laws, Harold and Grace Bowersox; and a brother-in-law, Tom Grau.

Per the family’s request there will be no visitation.

Funeral services are private and under the direction of the John A. Lefdahl Funeral Home.

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