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MASARDIS - Harvey O. Craig, 82, died April 3, 2001, at Caribou. He was born in Masardis, May 22, 1918, the son of Harvey and Fannie (Rockwell) Craig. Mr. Craig served with the U.S. Army as a surgical technician in Panama during World War II. He was a self-employed carpenter in the Masardis/Ashland area for many years. He was a charter member of the LeBlanc-Junkins Post No. 9699 VFW, was a member of the Mountain View Odd Fellows Lodge, and was also a member of the former Rockwell Baptist Church.

He is survived by three brothers, two sisters-in-law, Gerald and Pauline Craig of Masardis, T. Roger Craig of Ashland and Vernon and Earnestine Craig of Masardis; one sister and brother-in-law, Dorothy and Vernon Robinson of Masardis; a sister-in-law, Lillian Craig; many nieces and nephews, and a great-grandniece, Cora Campbell, who challenged him at cribbage and talked with him about baseball, especially his favorite team, the Red Sox. Mr. Craig was predeceased by three brothers, Lyman, Clyde and Cleo; two sisters-in-law, Mildred Craig and Barbara Craig. Harvey was an avid outdoorsman, who truly enjoyed hunting, fishing and trapping.

Friends may call at Stimson-Ouellette Funeral Home, 37 Exchange St., Ashland, 11:30 a.m. until time of services on Thursday. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home with the Rev. Thomas Caton officiating. Interment will be in Masardis Municipal Cemetery.

Friends who wish to contribute in memory of Mr. Craig may do so through the American Diabetes Association. Envelopes are available through the funeral home. After the service, the family invites everyone to the VFW in Ashland for a time of fellowship and refreshments.

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