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Jeanette W. Craft, 93

February 12, 2012

Jeanette W. Craft, 93, Punxsutawney, died Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, at Punxsutawney Area Hospital.

She was born June 30, 1918, in Mahaffey, a daughter of the late Stanley and Antonia (Sokolowski) Visnesky.

June 19, 1955, she married Paul W. Craft, who preceded her in death April 26, 1981.

She was a member of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Roman Catholic Church in Sykesville.

She was a private practice nurse, a farm wife and a personal investor.

Surviving relatives include two sons, Paul J. Craft and wife Esther (Kirkland) of Clymer and Clarence J. Craft and wife Susan (Pifer) of Houston, Texas; a close family friend, Bob Unsworth of Punxsutawney; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers, John Visnesky, Isaac Visnesky, Bernard Visnesky, and Joseph Visnesky; and six sisters, Chesuava Visnesky, Helen Sauk, Stella Durham, Sally Visnesky, Barbara Visnesky and Mary Pierce.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Deeley Funeral Home, Punxsutawney.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012, at the funeral home with Pastor Mike Fisher officiating.

Interment will be at Pleasant Hill U.B. Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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