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Louise Craig

Obituary of Louise Paula Craig

WATERLOO – Louise P. Craig, 90, of Waterloo, passed away (January 7, 2020) at her home. Family and friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday (Jan. 12) at Coe-Genung Funeral Home. The funeral service will be 10 a.m. Monday (Jan. 13) at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Rev. James Fennessy, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Waterloo, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Foundation for the Blind, 1401 S. Clark St., Ste. 730, Arlington, VA, 22202 or Golisano Children's Hospital, 601 Elmwood Ave., Rochester, NY, 14642. Louise was born Sept. 27, 1929, in Waterloo, NY, the daughter of Joseph V. and Minnie Altemari Rizzi. She attended Waterloo High School. Louise was a former employee of the Seneca Knitting Mill, Seneca Army Depot, Inland Harbor Restaurant, and Taylor – Brown Memorial Hospital. She was a member and former president of Waterloo Memorial Post 6433, V.F.W. Auxiliary. Louise was also a member and past president of Warner Van Riper Post 435, American Legion Auxiliary. She was a member of Ladies of the Elks, Catholic Daughters of America Court Theresa 806, and the Marine Corps League Auxiliary. She was a loving compassionate nurturer who across a span of decades cared for others from childcare to eldercare. She is survived by sons Robert (Sandy) H. Craig, Jr. of Richmond, VA, Steve (Dixie Lemmon) L. Craig of Waterloo, NY, and Scott (Kathy) A. Craig of Seneca Falls, NY; grandchildren Peter Craig, Kelli (Clay) Anderson, Teresa (David) Ruff, Joshua Craig, and Jessalynn (Ben) Blaufuss; great-grandchildren Franceska, Alexa, Zachary, Peyton, Adam, Stella, and Mallory; step great-grandchildren, Jaron and Theresa; brother Victor Rizzi of FL; sisters Annie Felice of Waterloo, NY, Lottie Angelo of Geneva, NY, Renee House of Waterloo, NY, Jeanne Sittler of Estero, FL; a multitude of nieces and nephews. Louise was predeceased by her husband Robert H. Craig, Sr.; one brother and five sisters. Condolences for the family may be sent to www.coegenungfuneralhome.com.
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Sunday
12
January

Memorial Visitation at Funeral Home

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sunday, January 12, 2020
Coe-Genung Funeral Home
46 West Main St.
Waterloo, New York, United States
Sunday
12
January

Visitation

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sunday, January 12, 2020
Coe-Genung Funeral Home
46 West Main St.
Waterloo, New York, United States
Thursday
9
January

Final Resting Place

10:00 am
Thursday, January 9, 2020
St. Mary's Cemetery
West Wright Avenue
Waterloo, New York, United States