Stephen J. Craig

October 14, 1952 ~ August 28, 2023 (age 70) 70 Years Old
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Stephen J. Craig

Beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, and uncle;

Stephen J. Craig, 70, of Pelham, New Hampshire, passed away peacefully on Monday August 28, 2023, at home.

Stephen was the beloved husband of Sharlene M. (Rocha) Craig, of Pelham, NH, who survives him.

He was born in Lowell, Massachusetts, on October 14, 1952, son of the late Joseph and the late Patricia (McGrade) Craig, he attended Lowell Schools and graduated from Lowell High School in the class of 1972.

Prior to his retirement, Stephen worked as a Wafer Fab Technician at Raytheon in Lowell and Andover, MA, for over 30 years.

Among his many interests, Stephen enjoyed running, playing, and watching sports, and above all else spending time with his family and friends.

Besides his wife, Stephen is survived by a daughter: Courtney P. Craig of Pelham, NH; a son Ryan J. Craig of Manchester, NH; three sons from his former marriage to Karen Perlack Craig, Stephen, Brian, and Jamie, all formerly from Lowell, MA; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild;  a sister Rosemary Montbleau of Lowell, MA; he is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and his four cats, Bandit, Simba, Luna, and Amber.

He was the brother of the late Joanne Chamberlin and Colleen Smith.

Friends may call at the PELHAM FUNERAL HOME 11 NASHUA RD. in PELHAM on Tuesday, September 5, 2023, from 5 to 8 P.M. His Funeral Mass will be held at ST. PATRICK CHURCH in PELHAM, NH, on Wednesday, September 6, 2023, at 10 o’clock. Burial to follow at St. Patrick Cemetery in Lowell, MA. E-condolences/directions at Those wishing may make contributions in his memory to the MSPCA at Nevins Farm in Methuen, MA, 400 Broadway, 01844, or the Colon Cancer Foundation at 10 Midland Ave Suite M-06, Port Chester, NY 10573,   Arrangements by Funeral Director James F. O’Donnell, Jr. (603) 635-3333.

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September 5, 2023

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Pelham Funeral Home
11 Nashua Road
Pelham, NH 03076

Funeral Mass
September 6, 2023

10:00 AM
St. Patrick Church
12 Main Street
Pelham, New Hampshire 03076


MSPCA at Nevins Farm
400 Broadway, Methuen MA 01844
Tel: 1-978-687-7453

Colon Cancer Foundation
10 Midland Ave Suite M-06, NY, Port Chester NY 10573,


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