Clara Mae Craig, 88, of 318 Rhodes Place New Castle, formerly of Edinburg, passed away the morning of August 23, 2021 on her 88th birthday at Rhodes Estates.
Clara was born August 23, 1933 In Rimersburg, Pa. She was the daughter of the late William and Bessie (Solida) Tremba, Sr. Clara was married to the late Chester E. Craig. He preceded her in death on June 25, 2019. They were married for 66 years. She was a graduate of Rimersburg Union High School, class of 1951.
Mrs. Craig was a loving homemaker for her husband and family. Clara enjoyed playing bridge and was member of the local club for many years. She enjoyed canning, baking and cooking. Clara and her husband loved to travel and go to casinos.
Mrs. Craig is survived by three sons, Dennis E. Craig of Bunbury, Australia, Robert A. (Rebecca) Craig of Columbus, OH, and Brian K. (Alicia) Craig of New Castle; brother, William (Barb) Tremba of Wilmore, PA; five grandchildren, Michael, Daniel (Holly), Samuel (Danielle), Ryan (Morgan) Craig, and Amy (Tommy) Craig Garland; five great- grandchildren, Harper and Cora Garland, Sadie and Austin Craig, and Tori Craig.
In addition to her parents and husband Chester, Clara was preceded in death by her sister, Gladys Price.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, August 28, 2021 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Noga Funeral Home, Inc. 1142 S. Mill Street, New Castle.
A Funeral Service will be celebrated at 3 p.m. in the funeral home. Rev. Matthew Bupp will officiate. Burial will be in Rimersburg Cemetery on Monday morning
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