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John “Burno” Craig, 62 – Sports Enthusiast

john burno craig obituary

John H. “Burno” Craig, age 62, of New Philadelphia, passed away with his loving family by his side on Tuesday, August 11th, 2020 at his home.

Born in Pottsville, PA on November 20, 1957, he was the son of the late John H. and Mary Ann (Shamus) Craig.

John worked as a laborer and fabricator on construction and last working for OMNOVA in Auburn. John loved going fishing and golfing and was a sports enthusiast.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister Brenda C. Craig-Fogarty.

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John is survived by two daughters: Candice Craig and Crystle Craig; three grandchildren: Shayne, Laura, and Dylan; two brothers: Robert and Joseph Craig; three sisters: Beverly Nally, Denise Killeen, and Kimberly Craig; and nieces and nephews.

Services will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in John’s memory to either St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or to The Shriners Hospitals for Children.

The Robert A Evans Jr Funeral Home in Port Carbon is in charge of arrangements. Please send condolences to www.robertaevansjrfh.com.

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