Craig M DeMare, 60, a longtime Milan resident, passed away on Nov. 10, 2012. For many years, he worked for Verizon as a telephone cable splicer throughout the Hudson Valley, including Mt. Vernon and New Rochelle. Born on Dec. 1, 1951 in New Rochelle, NY, he was the son of the late Alfred F. and May Mildred (Evensen) DeMare. Craig married Linda Javenes on October 16, 1976 in Yonkers, NY and she survives at home in Milan.
In addition to his loving wife, he is survived by a son, Chad DeMare and his fiancé Amy Klawson; two daughters, Jennifer and her husband Gino Balacic, and Tracey DeMare and her fiancé Dawson Oot; and two grandchildren, Lily Oot, and Bradyn Balacic.
Friends may call at the Burnett & White Funeral Homes on Nov. 17 from 2 – 4 & 6-8 PM. Funeral services will be held at 8:00 PM on Saturday. Memorial donations may be made in Craig’s memory to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital , PO Box 1000, Dept 142, Memphis, TN 38148. For directions, or to sign the online guest book, please visit www.Burnett-White.com – Burnett & White Funeral Homes, 7461 S. Broadway, Red Hook, NY.