Westfield – Stuart R Craig, II, of Westfield, MA, died on December 31, 2018. Stuart was a life-long resident of Westfield. After attending local schools, he became a professional driver. He most recently worked as an Independent Trucker. Stuart’s most treasured role was being a father and grandfather. He was very loyal and funny and made friends wherever he went. Throughout his life, Stuart was an avid music lover.
Many family members mourn Stuart’s passing: his loving partner for close to half his life, Tammie Barber; his children, Jacob Craig, Gabrielle Craig, and twins Justin and Jeremy Shay; his sisters, Robin Turano, Susan Ashbacher, Kerrie Baldwin, and Christine Craig; Stuart’s foster family members, Bonnie Gibney, Mary Gibney, Dan Gibney, Meghan Laudato, and Kim Russell, are also saddened by his death. Amara Cote and Olivia DeTreville both mourn his loss – he was the grandfather of their children. His father-in-law, Raymond Hillard, misses him. Stuart leaves behind his very beloved grandsons: Noah and Jackson Craig. Loved by all, Stuart had many other extended family members and friends. He will be missed by everyone. A memorial service will be held at the Central Baptist Church, (115 Elm St., Westfield) on Sunday, January 13, 2019, at 1:00 PM. All are welcome and invited to celebrate his life.