Craig W. Carlson

November 27, 1955 - July 11, 2020

Age 64, of Sheldon, NY passed away peacefully on July 11, 2020 at Hospice Buffalo surrounded by his loving family.

He was born November 27, 1955 in Warsaw, NY son of the late Channing and Lila Prentice Carlson. Craig was a graduate of Warsaw Central School Class of 1974. He has been employed for many years with the T.E. McNamara Trucking Company in Elma. He is the President of the Wyoming County Snowmobile Federation and was a member and Past President of the Folsom Trailblazers Snowmobile Club. Craig was a member of Mustangs Just Having Fun. He was an avid hunter and had recently developed an interest in maple syrup making.

Surviving are his wife of forty-one years, Judy Schallert Carlson whom he married on July 7, 1979; his daughters, Kristen (Patrick) Pettengill of Getzville, Ashley (Shane) Casey of Boston, NY; his grandchildren, Logan and Quinn Pettengill, Brogan and Brice Casey; his brother, Lynn Carlson of Warsaw; his father and mother-in-law, Joseph “Butch” and Shirley Schallert of Sun City Center, FL; sister-in-law, Donna (William) Brainard of North Java; brother-in-law, John (Julie) Schallert of Raynham, MA; several nieces and nephews.

Craig’s memorial service will be held Friday, July 17 at 11 AM at St. John Neumann Parish, St. Cecilia’s church site, Sheldon. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice Buffalo, 225 Como Park Blvd., Buffalo, NY 14227 or Roswell Park Alliance, Elm & Carlton Sts., Buffalo, NY 14263 for Glioblastoma research. Craig’s body was gifted to the University of Buffalo Anatomical Gift Program in order that others may benefit from their research.

Important Dates

July 17, 2020 : Memorial service for Craig W. Carlson at St. John Neumann Parish, St. Cecilia’s church site, Sheldon - 11:00 AM

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Jul 27.20 from Steve and Debbie Mazzaferro:

To our extended family, we were very saddened to learn that Dad passed away. Your family excepted Debbie and I and our 3 children with open arms for over 35 years, We have many great everlasting memories of our family getting together for many fun and exciting camping weekends. Dad know that you will be greatly missed, and know you are with Mom looking down on the entire family. Thank you for the memories and until we meet again. Love you, miss you and know that you have your angel wings we know that you will be watching over the entire family. the Mazzaferro’s

Jul 19.20 from Barbara kless:

I was so sorry to
Hear of Craig’s passing. You have my deepest sympathy!

Jul 19.20 from John McCormick:

I only knew Craig through the snowmobile federation as I was a member of a neighboring club he would help me out if I needed it and was always pleasant and patient in his dealings with me he will be missed as a member of the community and the snowmobile community May he be riding smooth trails

Jul 18.20 from FRANCES T DECKER:

Memories are so important. Remember the fun and caring times you had with family. My sympathy is so with you as you face this time in your life.

Jul 14.20 from Jerry and Kathy Meyers:

Dear Judy, Jerry and I are so sorry . Our sympathy goes to you and to all of your family. May cherished memories help heal the loss you are feeling.

Jul 14.20 from Susan Drake:

My deepest condolences to the whole family.

Jul 14.20 from Marge Stanton:

Dear Judy & family, our heartfelt sympathy for your deep loss of Craig. May his legacy bring comfort & peace to all who knew & loved him.
  My husband Tom knew Carlsons on 19 when he was living in Wyoming, NY.
  I’m Linda Beemans cousin & went to NYC on your planned bus trip, years ago.
Prayers for peace. God bless each of you.

Jul 14.20 from Lu Heckathorn:

So sorry to hear of Craig’s passing.

Jul 14.20 from Rohini, Frank, Caleb and Adalina Runfola:

My sincere condolences to the family. Our prayers are with you.

Jul 14.20 from Jane Zehler:

So sorry for your loss our thoughts and prayers are with you Judy and your family🙏

Jul 14.20 from Roger and Debbie Almeter:

JUDY, Christine, Patrick, Logan, Quinn, Ashley, Shane, Brogan, and Brice…...there are no words ,  we are so sorry for your loss!!  Love, Roger and Debbie Almeter

Jul 13.20 from Christine Belin:

To Kristen and the entire Carlson family - my family is praying for you tonight.  May your memories be a comfort during this difficult time.

Jul 13.20 from AMY D CRAMER:

We are very sorry for your loss.  Our deepest condolences to everyone.
Glenn and Amy Cramer

Jul 13.20 from Michael Reisdorf:

.rip Craig. You were a good freind