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Craig Sterner, 50 – Rode Horses for 29 Years

craig sterner obituary


craig sterner obituary

Craig A. Sterner, 50, of Schuylkill Haven, passed away Thursday, November 26, at home, surrounded by his loving family.

Born in Pottsville on December 15, 1969, he was a son of Robert F. & Susan M. (Bunn) Sterner, Schuylkill Haven.

Craig attended UCP/Avenues from age 2 to 6; and graduated from the Schuylkill IU 29 in 1991.

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Craig was a member of St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church, Schuylkill Haven.

He was a Boy Scout; and rode horses for 29 years with the Schuylkill County Therapeutic Riding program.

Craig’s greatest joys in life were his family, people, animals, and eating.

He is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents: Russell & Gloria Bunn, paternal grandfather, Arthur D. Sterner, and aunt Lynn Sterner.

In addition to his parents, Craig is also survived by his brother, Jason Sterner, & his companion, Jenn, Schuylkill Haven, two nieces, Madalyn & Elizabeth, paternal grandmother, “Nanny” Joan Sterner, uncles & aunts: Art & Cindy, Bill & Tina, Michael “Elmo” & Debbie, cousins, and many very good friends.

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A visitation will be held at St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church, Schuylkill Haven, on Tuesday from 9:30 to 10 am. Please follow CDC guidelines, wear a mask, and social distance. A Mass of Christian Burial and interment will be held privately.

Due to current Covid-19 restrictions, a Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

At the family’s request, memorial donations in Craig’s memory may be forwarded to St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church, 201 Randel Street, Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972 or Schuylkill County Therapeutic Riding Program. A check can be made payable to SCTRP, and mailed in c/o Susan Bosak, 1760 Sweet Arrow Lake Road, Pottsville, PA 17901.

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