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Morris Ernest Craig

June 26, 1951 – May 18, 2021

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Unexpectedly on May 18 while working on the farm he loved. Popi, as he became known after having grandchildren, leaves to mourn his wife of 42 years Anita (nee Wysocki) who he adoringly referred to as Mother, children Ashley (Lyndsay) and Dallas (Jonathan), and grandchildren Keaton, Greyson, Aberdeen, and Trafford, as well as his brothers, sisters, and a community of friends and family. He was a great husband and father who made it his life’s goal to take care of his family, and his grandchildren were his pride and joy. He enjoyed taking them for tractor rides and visits to the barn, bringing them surprise gifts, and trading jokes that made you shake your head. He relished getting his hands on a microphone to give a good speech that often left his audience in both laughter and tears. Anyone who had the honour of meeting him knew they were in the presence of greatness. He was the best farmer and proudly produced some of the most unrivaled crops in the Chateauguay Valley. In addition to being an avid curler and golfer, Morris took to spending his winters in Flagler Beach, Florida and became as well-loved a fixture in that community as he was in his hometown of Howick. His friends and family remember him as an honest and caring man who worked hard to build a great farm from nothing and who could be counted on to help others no matter the personal sacrifice required. There are no words to describe how much he will be missed.

With current COVID restrictions, a small private service will be held in his memory. As he was loved by many, those who wish to can attend virtually at https://evt.live/dallascraig/funeral-for-morris-craig on May 24, 2021 @ 10am.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his name can be made to the Riverfield Cemetery Fund.

Funeral direction:
Résidence funéraire Marie-Soleil Phaneuf
22, Picard,
Ste-Martine, QC
J0S 1V0
450 427-2332

Témoignages de Sympathie

I will never forgeth this man. What a man he was. Sympathie to Anita and familly.

Michel Poissant

Mes sympathies à toute la famille. Je trouve cela bien malheureux de quitter cette vie trop tôt.

Pierre-Yves Riendeau

Il n’y a pas de mots pour exprimer à quel point nous sommes affligés par la dure perte que vous vivez.

Nous espérons simplement que notre sympathie vous apportera un certain apaisement.

Linda & Steve Baker, Southampton

My sincere sympathie to the family and friend he will be missed.

Lorraine Duheme

With heavy hearts we send our most sincere sympathies Anita, Ashley, Dallas and families. May all of Morris’s brothers and sisters know we are thinking of you and know the whole valley is saddened.

Marvyn and Debbie

Our deepest sympathies to the family. Morris was a gentleman and will be missed by everyone. He will always be remembered for his laughter and helping everyone.

Daniel Gibeault

Dear Anita, Ashley,Dallas and families,

I was very saddened to hear of the tragic passing of Morris. Please accept my sincere condolences. My thoughts are with you at this most difficult time.

Howard Struthers

Dear Anita, Ashley, Dallas and family
Please accept our family’s condolences on the loss of your dear Morris. We are heart broken along with you.

Sincerely, Rose Orr, Cathy, Betty, Julie & our families

Dearest Anita,
I was deeply saddened by the news that you have lost your dear husband. Whenever I saw Morris in Flagler Beach, it was always a joy to share his warmth, his humor, his integrity. I consider myself fortunate to have been able to count Morris among my friends.
I hope the knowledge that many others of his friends and family share the burden of his loss will make your grief at least a little easier to bear. With my deep sympathy,

Inge

Our deepest sympathy Anita to you and your family and friends. It was a horrible accident that has saddened all of our community. Our hearts and thoughts are with all of you through these difficult times.

Duncan Milly and Alan

Il n’y a pas de mots pour exprimer à quel point nous sommes affligés par la dure perte que vous vivez.

Nous espérons simplement que notre sympathie vous apportera un certain apaisement.

Stéphane Landry, Mercier

It is with great sadness that we learned about the loss of Morris. We will fondly remember Morris as a kind and considerate man who was very giving with his time and talents. He was a great story teller and a real friend. Our hearts go out to the entire Craig family.

Mike Fingland and Susan Fingland McMullin

WE WOULD LIKE TO EXTEND OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO ALL OF THE CRAIG FAMILY. YOU ARE ALL IN OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS AT THIS VERY SAD TIME.

DON AND MILLIE

To all the Craig family, my deepest condolences on the loss of your brother, uncle and friend.
My memories go back a long way to our childhood days growing up on the Australian Conc. ..as neighbours.
To Anita and family, peace will return to your hearts as you begin to share his happy memories and know he is watching over all of you with a smile.

Jonkman Sandra(Brown)

Our deepest sympathies, our thoughts are with the family.

Fred & Brigitte St-Louis

On behalf of my wife & myself please accept our sincere condolences on Morris’s passing. Had the pleasure of meeting Morris many years ago at the CFFCA championships.

RALPH Ralph & Linda Elgren

Our deepest sympathies for your loss. Our hearts go out to you and your family.

Angéline Patenaude and Sandra Smith

Our heartfelt Sympathy to you Anita, Ashley & Lyndsay, Dallas & Jonathan;………thankful to have shared many laughs over the years, “Mo” will be missed ❤️

Bill Anderson & Diane Viau

Dear Anita, Ashely, Dallas accept our condolences on the tragic death of your husband and father. Suddenly, sad, and very unfortunate, this is a great loss for your family.

Relatives from Kiev, Ukraine

Elena and Sergey

Our sincere condolences to all the Craig family,you are in are thoughts & Prayers at this difficult time. He will be missed,rest in peace, Morris

Rember Barry & Crystal Rember

Our sincerest condolences to the family, a truly kind man.

The Vocisano Family

Anita, Ashely, Dallas and family. Sending our deepest condolences to you and family.

Ken and Marilyn Court

Sincères condoléances a la famille, j’ai souvenir d’un homme sympathique avec qui j’ai fait affaire dans le passé !

Daniel Laberge

Anita,
I’m saddened by the unexpected tragic loss of your wonderful husband. One fond memory that I will never forget is dancing with Mo in Flagler Beach and his beaming smile and great dance moves. My deepest sympathy to you and your family. Hugs!

Tank Rhonda

My heartfelt sympathies go out to the Craig family in their time of sorrow.
I had the pleasure of being introduced to Morris 4 years ago through mutual friends in Flagler. Even though I only escaped two months of the winter from the northeast he was gracious enough to remember me each winter season there. My ancestral roots originate in Canada and we shared many pleasant conversations. One thing that stood out was the pride he had working his trade in life and his devotion to family.
He will surely be missed by his wide circle of friends in Flagler. I’m sure my sentiments are shared with all your friends at the Beachfront when I say “ Cheers to you my friend “.

Ray Roy, Your fri

My deepest sympathies to the Craig family.
Thinking of all of your during these difficult moments. May comfort find you knowing he was an amazing man whom has acquired his wings. His smile shines down on all of you. Treasure the memories you hold in your hearts and hold each other close when the pain is unbearable. My thoughts are with with you Dallas. Prayers are with your family.

Robyn Irving, Howick

Our condolences to Anita, Ashley and Dallas and the entire Craig family. We first met Mo and Anita in Flagler Beach years ago. Had many good times with them. Can still picture Mo when we were golfing or hoisting a Bud Light. A truly good man. We will miss him. RIP.

Jim & Kathy Beedie

Nos sincères sympathies à la famille.

Guy & Johanne Bergevin

Our deepest sympathies.

Louise and André Girouard

So sorry to hear of the sudden loss of your Dad, Ashley, you are in my thoughts at this difficult time.

Mavis

Our condolences to Anita, Ashley and Dallas and their families and the Craig family. It was a terrible thing to happen. Our hearts are with you.

Elaine and Phil Wood, Kelowna, BC

Sending our deepest sympathy to Anita and family and extended families, at this very difficult time! May your cherished memories brighten your days ahead.

Neil, Velda & family

Nos sincères condoléances,

Justine & Yvan Barrette

Sincères sympathies à toute la famille pour cet événement triste nous sommes avec vous par nos prières bon courage.

Jeannette & Albert Billette

My codolences to the Craig family —RIP

Que Dieu vous aide à surmonter une si pénible épreuve !

Sandy MacDonell, Huntingdon

Our deepest sympathies to the Craig family on the passing of Morris.
We have very good memories of Morris as our neighbour and friend. He was the one to come every few day with his generator during the ice storm. He kept us going. Karen remembers picking rocks for him as a teenager.
For sure he will be missed.

Barb and Gord Petrie

Anita, Ashely, Dallas and families as well as the Craig family we send you all our deepest sympathies. You are all in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Karen (Nussey) Bob Lambertson and family

Toutes mes pensées sont avec toi Anita et les enfants .. Mes sincères sympathies, je t’envoies plein d’amour.

Valerie Rose (hairdresser with Johanne)

Paul et moi sommes avec vous pour ce décès subit. Nos plus sincères condoléances,
Avec toute notre amitié.

Paul & Gemma

To Anita, Ashley and Dallas and your families. Please accept our deepest sympathies
thinking for you all.

David, Sonia and family