Milan, NH — Craig Laurence of Atkinson, NH passed away Friday, July 6, 2012 at his home in Milan, NH, surrounded by family and friends. He was 50.
Born on September 7, 1961 in Haverhill MA, NH, he was the son of Leonard and Elizabeth (Craig ) Laurence.
He resided in Atkinson, NH but considered Milan, NH his true home. Craig enjoyed fishing and camping in the Great North Woods of NH, so much that he built a home and developed some deep friendships in his years there. Craig loved people and will be missed by all whose lives he touched.
Craig was a 1979 graduate of Timberlane Regional High School, and served the US Army. He was employed as a systems analyst for several major computer companies, but started an excavating business which he ran happily for several years.
Besides his parents, he is pre-deceased by a brother, Lee J Laurence. Craig leaves behind his loving wife of 27 years, Marie (Jedrey) Laurence: a son Benjamin Laurence of Saugus MA: a daughter Abigail (Laurence) Stephens and Son-in Law Ben Stephens of Atkinson; a brother John Laurence and his fiancé Lyn Bradley of Sturbridge MA as well as several nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: A Memorial Service will be held at 3pm Monday, July 23 at the Atkinson Congregational Church, 101 Main Street Atkinson, NH