Craig Alden Youmans. - May 30, 2016

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RAVENA – Craig Alden Youmans, 75, died Monday, May 30, 2016 at home with his loving family by his side.  Craig was born July 13, 1940 son of the late Lester and Ruth (Roberts) Youmans.  Survivors include his wife Mary Lou Youmans;  children, Carole (Lee) Thompson of Scotia, James (Stacey) Youmans of Ravena, Stephen (Robin) Youmans of Albany, Barbara (Shaun) Murphy of Delmar and James (Debora) Wasem of VA;  8 grandchildren;  a great-grandchild;  and cousins, Richard Kincaid and Joy Noble of NH.

     Craig was a US Navy Veteran.  He retired after many years as a letter carrier for the Ravena Post Office.  After retirement he worked for Bethlehem Terrace and Janine’s Floral Creations.  He was a faithful Communicant of St. Patrick’s Church in Ravena and a 40 year Friend of Bills.

     The family would like to extend a special thank you to Community Hospice, especially his nurses Sheila and Jennifer who treated Craig with tender loving care.

     Friends may call at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena on Friday, June 3rd from 5 to 7 PM.  A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10 AM on Saturday, June 4th at St. Patrick’s Church, Ravena.  The family would like you to consider a donation in memory of Craig to the Ravena Hose Co., 116 Main St., Ravena, NY 12143 or the Ravena Rescue Squad, PO Box 144, Ravena, NY 12143.