Sarah P. Craig, 94, made her way to heaven on Monday March 12, 2018 at Pleasant Ridge Manor. She was born in Albion August 28, 1923, a daughter of the late Ross and Pearl (Hogoboom) Craig. She was preceded in death by her parents, 4 sisters; Ruth MacDonald, Mary Devore, Marguerite Platz, and Betty Schmidt, also a niece Patricia Schmidt and nephew David Platz.
Sarah was member of Kidder’s Corners Church in Kidders Corners where she enjoyed introducing young people to Jesus by teaching Sunday School and Vacation Bible School for several years.
She graduated from Albion Area High School. Sarah worked at Bell Aircraft near Buffalo, NY in the 1940’s during the war as a Rosie Riveter. She worked 29 yrs.at the Erie County Geriatric Center (now Pleasant Ridge Manor) as a waiver LPN, then as a nurse’s aide.
Sarah is survived by her sister Anna Schmidt of East Springfield. She is further survived by nieces Rose Kuhn, Tammy Owens, & Pam Schmidt-Gabel, nephews Bill Schmidt, Sam Schmidt, Tim Schmidt, Tom Schmidt, Jim Schmidt, & Dan Schmidt, also several great and great-great nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Mattara Funeral Home in Albion on Saturday March 17 from 9:30 am until the time of the service at 11am with Pastor George Walker officiating. Burial will be private at Hope Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the West County Paramedics or Albion Fire Department.