Ver PAULT, Craig Michael Sr. "Jimi" was called home to be with the Lord on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013. He was born Aug. 9, 1951 to his loving parents, Alfred Ver Pault Sr. and Gladys McVey Ver Pault; and was the beloved brother of Ann Marie, Carolyn and Alfred Jr. Craig was baptized Sept. 2, 1951, and Nils Carlson Jr. & Dorothy E. Barto were named his Godparents. Craig is preceded in death by his first wife, Linda Ver Pault in 1994. He is survived by his loving family: wife of 17 years, Martina; son, Craig Michael Ver Pault Jr. and his wife, Nicole; daughter, Amielle Plouff and her husband, Jason; son, David Dell'Orfano II and his wife, Peggy; daughter, Nicole Dell'Orfano; daughter, Jacquelyn Fucca and her husband, Anthony; grandchildren, Vincent Michael, Dominic Anthony, Matthew Donald, Brian Charles, Jason, Tracy (Jason's wife), Jacob, Janae, Anthony Charles, Christian Joseph, Angelo William, Justin Anthony, Anthony Joseph, Samantha Lynn; and greatgrandchildren, Brittany, Sam & Haleigh. Craig was a loving son, brother, father, grandfather and husband. He loved his Lord, family, fishing, music & lifted his talent to God. He was a Licensed Funeral Director in NY, FL, NH & MA, proudly served in the Armed Forces from 1969-1975, member of the Knights of Columbus from 1997-2013. Memorial donations made to Resurrection Catholic Church, 6819 Krycul Ave, Riverview, FL 33578, or LifePath Hospice www.chaptershealth.org/giving. Serenity Meadows Memorial Park, Funeral Home & Crematory (813) 677-9494.
Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Jan. 15, 2013