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Dennis Craig

Dennis J. Craig

Tuesday, December 15th, 1942 - Monday, May 20th, 2019
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Dennis J. Craig, 76, of Wappingers Falls, passed away Monday, May 20, 2019 at Vassar Bros. Medical Center. He was born in Kingston, N.Y. December 15, 1942, the son of Hasbrouck and Viola Linnartz Craig. Denny was a chemistry teacher at John Jay High School until he retired in 1997. He also coached football at the school. After retirement he owned Pioneer Blacktopping. Surviving are his wife, Emily Simon Craig, at home, Sons, David (Shannon) Craig of Middletown, N.Y., Aaron Craig of Wappingers Falls, a granddaughter AnnaBelle Rose Craig, a brother, Arthur Craig, Warrensburg, N.Y., several nieces and nephews, a a brother-in-law, and sisters-in-law. He was predeceased by a son, Neil Hasbrouck Craig, a brother Robert, and a sister Helen. Burial will be in Wappingers Rural Cemetery Thursday at 2:00 PM to which relatives and friends are invited. Memorial services will be held in late June at a time to be announced at the Delehanty Funeral Home, Wappingers Falls. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Macrini Sports Hall of Fame,(Scholarship) c/o R.C. Ketcham Athletic Dept., 99 Myers Corners Road, Wappingers Falls, N.Y. 12590 To send a condolence, visit www.delehantyfuneral.com

A celebration of Life will be on Sunday, June 23, 2019 fro 1 to 3 PM at the funeral home to honor the life of Denny.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, June 23rd, 2019 | 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Sunday, June 23rd, 2019 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Delehanty Funeral Home
    64 E. Main St.
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    Celebration of Life
  • Service

    Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 2:00pm
    Wappingers Rural Cemetery
    W. Main St.
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    Additional Memorial service late June at a date and time to be announced
  • Interment

    Wappingers Rural Cemetery
    West Main St., Route 9D
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Virginia Woych DiMuccio

Posted at 09:24pm
Denny used to tell a joke every day in the faculty lounge and we always looked forward to his sunny personality. He was a good teacher and a gentleman. God bless you all. May he rest in peace.

john terralavoro

Posted at 11:08am
Dear Craig Family , we are so sadden by the loss of your husband and farther, Denny was such a good friend to our family, he did so much for some of my brothers, he was such a good and giving person I personally feel connected to him and always have.
Denny was a friend to so many people in the village and to many of the organizations, he was such a great guy, he will be missed by so many …Emily , David and Aaron, please accept me and my family condolences.
John and Debbie Terralavoro

Richard McHugh

Posted at 08:58pm
Prayers for the Craig family. Dennis was a devoted family man, educator and coach. He did make a difference in the lives of many. May he Rest In Peace!

Brian Carlini

Posted at 08:17pm
We are very sorry for your loss. Sincerely, The Carlini Family.
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louise baranick

Posted at 05:55pm
Emily, I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers !
Louise (Senior Center)

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