Deacon Thomas “Tom” Craig, age 75, of Gladstone passed away on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at the Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba.
Tom was born January 23, 1943 in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Bernard and Marie (Tomanek) Craig. He was united in marriage to Diane Helen Urban on June 25, 1966 in Chicago, Illinois.
Tom attended the Quigley Preperatory Seminar in Chicago, Saint Mary’s University in Winona, Minnesota, and Loyola University. He was ordained at the St. Francis Xavier Cathedral in Green Bay and served at Sacred Heart in Marinette, WI, St. Michael in Perronville, MI, St. Pius X in Appleton, WI, St. James in White Lake, WI and St. Martin in Cecil, WI. He was a member of All Saints Catholic Church in Gladstone.
Tom is survived by his son, Michael (Julie) Craig of Ann Arbor, MI; two daughters, Laura (Bill) Young of Gladstone and Megan Craig of Minneaoplis, MN; two grandchildren Jonathan (fiancee RaeAnn Tourangeau) Young and Jessica (fiance Derek Bernson) Young; brother, Robert Craig of Illinois and a sister, Sr. Kathleen Craig of Illinois.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Diane, his parents, Bernard and Marie and a brother, Fr. Larry Craig.
The family will receive friends on Monday, November 26 from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 6:00 PM at All Saints Catholic Church in Gladstone with the Most Reverent John Doerfler officiating. A luncheon will be served in the parish hall. Tom will be laid to rest in the St. James Cemetery in White Lake, Wisconsin.
In honor of Tom, in lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your local food bank.