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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.

The Punxsutawney Area School District will be dismissing children two hours early today due to inclement weather.
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