Clare Craft

clare craft

Clare Swinson Craft, age 50 of Wilmington and formerly of Moore County died Wednesday (February 8, 2012) at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
A memorial service will be held 3:00 PM Wednesday at Trinity Bible Church in Carthage conducted by the Rev. Dr. William J. Maness, Jr. The family will receive friends following the service in the fellowship hall.
A native of Canada she lived in Alaska before moving to Moore County in 1992. She worked as an administrative assistant for the government and various law firms.
She is survived by: her daughter Katherine 'Katy' Craft of Carthage; her parents Peter and Joyce Swenson of Canada; brothers David and Michael; sisters Susan, Wendy and Cristina.
Fry and Prickett Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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  1. Katy I am so sorry about your mom. We loved Clara and she will always be a part of this family. She left behind the best part of her in you and that light will always burn so bright. We love you so very much. Aunt Jean & Uncle Tommy

  2. To the friends and family of Clare Craft. My name is Maggie Stewart. I live in the house right next to Junction Pub. I was outside when the accident happened. I didn’t know Clare, but I have cried for her and for all of you since this horrible tragedy. Yo

  3. Dear Katy and family,
    You have been in our thoughts and prayers since we heard of Clare’s tragic death. We pray that you will be comforted to know that the good Lord will never leave you nor forsake you, and that He will never place anything to hard

  4. Dear Katy: Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this very difficult time. Love from John and Elizabeth Barringer

  5. To My Sweet Katy: Turn your eyes upon Jesus look full in His wonderful face and the things of the earth will grow strangly dim in the ligh of His glory and grace. I love you sooo much. My heart is always open for you. Love, aunt Jean.

  6. Sweet Katy, My love and prayers are always with you. Only God knows the depth of our sufferings and only He can truly comfort you. "These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation but be of

  7. Katy,
    Words cannot describe the sorrow I feel for you. Your mother was an awesome individual that I am so very thankful to have known and become close friends with. It breaks my heart every day when I think about your mother and how excited she was t

  8. Today I say good bye to my sister.. Although I didn’t see her often, I loved and she will be missed.. Katy my heart breaks for you and my thoughts are with you today as you say good bye to your Mom. I know she loved you very much, as you were all she real

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