Carolyn Craska

Obituary of Carolyn Jean Craska

Carolyn Jean Craska, 83, of Port Orange, FL, passed away on November 5, 2021 in Port Orange. Carolyn was born in Ilion, NY on June 7, 1938, the daughter of John and Cora (LeFever) Bowen, and was a 1956 graduate of Ilion High School. On August 29, 1959, Carolyn was united in marriage with Edward R. Craska, at St. Peter’s Church in N. Utica, a devoted union of 39 years, until Edward’s death in 1998. For many years, Carolyn was employed with Mohawk Data Sciences Corporation (MDS) in Herkimer, NY. She enjoyed line dancing, riding her Harley, traveling, china painting, spending time with her beloved family and hanging out with her many friends at Crane Lakes in Port Orange, FL. Mrs. Craska is survived by her daughter, Wendy and Daniel Loughlin of Utica; her son, David and Lynn Craska of New Milford, CT; cherished grandchildren, Kyle Craska and his wife Casey of Deferiet, NY and Nicole Craska of Albany, NY; her sister, Janet Kelsey and brother John Bowen and his wife Mary Lydia all of Ilion. Carolyn will also be missed by Zoey, her beloved Yorkshire Terrier. She was predeceased by her daughter, Amy Beth Craska and Parents, John and Cora. Mrs. Craska’s funeral will be held on Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. at Heintz Funeral Home, 408 Herkimer Rd., N. Utica. Her Rite of Committal and burial will be in Sts. Stanislaus and Casimir Cemetery in Whitesboro. Visitation for family and friends is Wednesday from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Those wishing to make a donation in Carolyn’s memory, please consider the American Cancer Society, 110 Lomond Ct., Utica, NY 13502.
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Wednesday
17
November

Visitation

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Heintz Funeral Service Inc. - Herkimer Road
408 Herkimer Road
Utica, New York, United States
315-797-5552
Thursday
18
November

Funeral Service

10:30 am
Thursday, November 18, 2021
Heintz Funeral Service Inc. - Herkimer Road
408 Herkimer Road
Utica, New York, United States
315-797-5552

Interment

Sts. Stanislaus & Casimir Cemetery
Wood Rd.
Whitesboro, New York, United States

Memorial Donations

American Cancer Society
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