DANVILLE — Oscar Craig, 91, of 104 Alton St., passed away Monday, May 19, 2008, at Grandview Health Care Center.
He was born May 5, 1917, in Washingtonville, a son of the late Earl and Leona (Mohr) Craig. He was married for 28 years to the former Anna Jean Gaertner, who survives.
Oscar was a farmer and also was employed at TRW, Danville, as a machinist for 27 years, retiring in 1979. During World War II, he worked in the shipyards in Chester.
Oscar was a member of the Elks, Moose, Friendship Fire Company, East End Fire Company, founding member of the Washingtonville Fire Company, Washingtonville Rod and Gun Club and North Montour Sportsman Association.
He was an avid fisherman and hunter and also enjoyed playing cards and dancing.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by three daughters and two sons-in-law, Betty Jean and David Stabler and Cathy Spangler of Herndon and Judy and Jim Bower of Danville; four sons and two daughters-in-law, Thomas Craig, Lloyd "Bud" and Barb Craig of Danville, Dorrance and Donna Craig of Tennessee and Joseph Craig; 19 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; one brother, Robert Craig of Danville; and four sisters and one brother-in-law, Ann and Frank Lovelace of Florida, Ethel Ranck of Quakertown, Ruth Beiver of Muncy and Nancy Fry of Danville.
Preceding him in death were one daughter, Carol Craig; one sister, Thelma Foust; and four brothers, Jim, Richard, Earl and John Craig.
Friends may visit with the family from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Brady Funeral Home Inc., 320 Church St., Danville, followed by the funeral at 1:30 with the Rev. Edmund Minnick officiating.
Burial will follow in Washingtonville Lutheran Cemetery.
Donations may be made in Oscar's memory to the Montour County Sportsman Working for Kids, P.O. Box 297, Danville, PA 17821.