Christine D. Craig, 58

Christine Craig

LOVELL — Christine D. “Chris” Craig, 58, of Lovell, passed away after battling a long illness on Tuesday morning, Sept. 12, 2017, in the comfort of her own home, with family at her side.

She was born on, Dec. 10, 1958, in Dorchester, Mass., a daughter of Thomas A. and Carol (Carey) Thomson. Chris attended school in Mass., and moved to Maine in the early 1970s, graduating from Fryeburg Academy.

Chris married Stephen “Diz” Craig at the Village Church on June 7, 1975. They made their home in Lovell, as he worked locally and she in North Conway, N.H., as a paralegal for many years, eventually owning and operating her own office, Legal Eagles.

As a younger woman, she was a member of the Lovell Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary and was always willing to provide baked goods to help support people in the community. She was a fun-spirited, fiery redhead, who enjoyed being a homemaker to her husband, loved cooking, spending time with her “grands,” cuddling with her 1-year-old chocolate lab, reading, and being at camp on Kezar.

Chris is survived by her mother, Carol Craig and her husband, Maynard of Lovell; her husband, Stephen “Diz” Craig of Lovell; two daughters, Lauri McGrath and her husband, Matthew of Lovell, and Carey “JoJo” Craig and her wife, Jodi of Lewiston; two grandchildren, McKenna and Brody; a sister, Corinne J. Whitaker of Conway, N.H.; a brother, Robert M. Thomson of Tamworth, N.H.; and many extended family members including: aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her father, Thomas Thomson, and an infant brother, Thomas Thomson Jr.

A celebration of her life will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 23, at the Lovell Fire Station (3 Hatch Hill Rd., Lovell). Gifts may be given in Chris's memory to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Greater New England Chapter, 101A First Ave., Waltham, MA 02451. Arrangements are in the care of the Wood Funeral Home, 9 Warren St., Fryeburg. Condolences and tributes may be shared with Chris's family at

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