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Burket-Truby Funeral Home of Oakmont

Craft, Maggie P.




Maggie Pauline Craft, 83, of Fort Wayne, passed away peacefully Monday, October 17, 2022, in Oakmont, Pennsylvania, with family by her side. Pauline, the fourth of eight siblings, was born and raised in Pikeville, Kentucky to the late Walter and Orpha Thacker. She was the beloved wife of the late Ward Alan Craft for 62 years. Her career began in retail sales and for 18 years she was a quality control inspector at Magnavox Corporation. She was a sincere believer in Jesus Christ and was a faithful member of Fort Wayne First Assembly for over 50 years. Her close family relationships were everything to her in her retirement years; she especially enjoyed doting over her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is survived by her daughter, Teresa (William) Ellis of Oakmont, Pennsylvania, and son, Greg (Barb) Craft of Peoria, Arizona; six grandchildren, Angela (Tom), Bethany (Matt), Courtney (Wes), Kristin (Doug), Matt, and Lauren; and eight amazing great-grandchildren, Simone, Vivien, Peter, Luke, Peyton, Nathan, Hunter, and Nico (and two more soon to be born!); and her siblings, Bob, Sue, and William. In addition to Ward and her parents, she was preceded in death by her dear sisters, Mary, Norma, Faye, and Nancy. A celebration of her life is noon Saturday, October 29, 2022, at Hockemeyer & Miller Funeral Home, 6131 St. Joe Road, Fort Wayne, with visiting beginning at 10:00 a.m. The Reverend Ron Hawkins, of Fort Wayne First Assembly, will officiate. Friends and family are welcome to also visit from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. Friday, October 28, 2022, at the funeral home. Internment at Greenlawn Memorial Park, Fort Wayne, following the service. Memorial gifts may be given to Fort Wayne First Assembly, Quenched.org, or ConvoyofHope.org. For online condolences visit www.hockemeyermillerfh.com