The funeral of T. Kay Craig was held at St. Andrews United Church. Rev. K. Ruth Stuart officiated, with the eulogy being delivered by Dr. Bill Randall, a former minister.
He was born in Harvey Station 93 years ago and was the oldest son of John T. and Janet (McGowan) Craig.
He was survived by three sons, Avens and his wife Helen, Fredericton; Raymond and his wife Lottie, Gloucester, Ont.; Neill and his wife Sylvia, Fredericton and daughter-in-law Helen, Riverview; four grandsons, six granddaughters, one great granddaughter, one sister-in-law Eva Tracy and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his brother Willie, twin sister Janet, sisters Olive, Lila and Ella; son Murray and wives Emma Manzer and Marion Annisty Smith.
He had been active in the community of Harvey where he operated Craig’s Garage for many years. He organized the Harvey Volunteer Fire Department and served as its fire chief for 30 years. He was a member of St. Andrew’s United Church and continued to serve as an honorary elder within its Session. He
was one of the first members of the Harvey Roadrunners GRS Radio Club.
At the close of the service, his fire chief’s hat was presented to his grandson Dan Craig,who is presently a fireman with the Scarborough, Ont. fire department. Members of the Harvey Fire Department as well as others from the surrounding area attended as a group and formed a guard of honor.
The pallbearers were Orlie McLean, Bernie McCann, Don Weeks, Roy Little, Edgar Dorcas and Earle Patterson.
Interment will take place in the family plot in the Harvey Community Cemetery in the Spring.
The Daily Gleaner, Mar. 6, 1991 p. 24