Obituary for Craig Metcalf
NORTH BROOKFIELD- Craig R. Metcalf,75, died on Monday April 2, 2018 in his home surrounded by family. He was born on December 18, 1942 in Westfield, MA to Doris Elizabeth (Henderson) Metcalf and Fredrick Benjamin Metcalf.
Craig is survived by his wife, Dorothy (Gehring) Metcalf, of almost 25 years; 3 sons and their spouses, Robert and Deb Metcalf, Kevin and Claudette Metcalf, John and Lori Metcalf and their mother Rose Bergau of Cape Coral, Florida area; 3 daughters, Sherri (Metcalf) Perry, Dawn (Metcalf) Libby and her husband, Brad Libby, Errin (Metcalf) Roberts and her husband, Mike Roberts and their mother, Linda Metcalf; 4 step-children Francine Spagnola and Jeff Johnson, Walter Zawalich and his wife, Megan Zawalich, John Zawalich and his wife, Roxann (Silva) Zawalich, Erica (Dobson) McCaffrey and her husband, Eric McCaffrey; 21 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.
Craig served in the United States Navy for 10 years and then worked as a hammer man and forged steel in Texas, Maine and Massachusetts. He was a member of the American Legion, Post 41 in North Brookfield. Craig had an amazing sense of humor. He loved animals,to play cards and spend time with family and friends. He was a Yankee’s fan (but we loved him anyway).
A celebration of life will be held on Sunday, April 8,2018 from 1- 4pm.at the American Legion 163 North Main Street in North Brookfield. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to the American Legion Post 41 163 N.Main St.N.Brookfield,MA.01535. Pillsbury Funeral Home 44 Gilbert St. North Brookfield is directing arrangements.