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Friday, July 17, 2020
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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.