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Obituary for Sarah Overdorff Craig

Sarah Overdorff Craig, 82, of Indiana, died following a brief illness on Thursday, May 4, 2023 at the Indiana Regional Medical Center surrounded by her loving family. Born in Brush Valley, August 25, 1940, she was a daughter of the late Jacob W. Overdorff and Bertha (George) Overdorff. She was the wife of James C. Craig, whom she married June 2, 1962.

She was a 1958 graduate of United High School, and was honored at her graduation for 12 years of perfect attendance. Sarah graduated from the Indiana Hospital School of Nursing in 1961.

She worked as an RN at Indiana Hospital for a few years prior to working as an office nurse for several area doctors. She is most remembered as the office nurse for pediatrician, Dr. Henry Mitchell. A job she retired from in 1995.

Sarah was an active member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Indiana. In addition to helping with many church functions and activities, she sang in the church choir and was a member of the “Good Samaritan Sunday School Class”.

She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She never missed a sporting event of one of her three sons and even attended many events and activities of her grandchildren. She reminisced about the days spent at the family swimming pool and always looked forward to camping trips and family vacations. She also loved her beautiful flower gardens.

In addition to her husband Jim, of nearly 61 years, Sarah is remembered by her sons: Barry Craig (Leigh Ann), Hollidaysburg; Eric Craig (Maria), Berlin, PA; and Kevin Craig (& companion, Kim Eaton) Marble, PA. Her grandchildren are: Ashleigh Wolf (Matthew); Lauren Frieko (Jacob); Jacob Craig (Laura); Erica Brown (Ryan); Mark Craig (fiancée, Maddie Johnson); and great grandchildren: Camden, Cora and Crew Craig. She is also remembered by her sister, Dora Murdick, of Penn Run; and her in-laws, and nieces and nephews.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings: Wilmer C. Overdorff and Grace Brendlinger.

Visitation will be held Monday, May 8th from 4 to 8 pm at the Rairigh-Bence Funeral Home & Crematory (965 Phila. St., Indiana). Her funeral service will be held Tuesday at noon at the Trinity United Methodist Church, 398 Church St, Indiana. Visitation at the church will begin at 11 am. Rev. Patrick Lenox will officiate. Burial will be at the Brush Valley Methodist Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the Trinity United Methodist Church.

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