Craig Hosley
Craig W. Hosley, 58

Hardwick - Craig W. Hosley, 58, of Clapp Rd., died Saturday, January 14, 2017 at his home in the care of those he loved.

He leaves his wife of 29 years, Kathryn W. (Weinheimer) Hosley; one daughter, Courtney L. Hosley; two brothers, Leigh Hosley and his wife Sharon and Ronald Hosley and his wife Debra; one sister, June Modzeleski, many nieces and nephews, and his constant companion and faithful dog, Stormy. Craig was born in Holden, son of the late Arza and Pauline (Nichols) Hosley. He grew up in Barre, was a graduate of Quabbin Regional High School, and lived in Gilbertville and Wheelright before building their dream home in Hardwick.

Mr. Hosley worked for David G. Roach & Sons in Hardwick as a heavy equipment operator as part of his 10 years with the Local 98. He also worked for Brown Trucking & Excavation, Inc. in Barre for several years.

Craig was a member of the Ware River Snowmobile Club, helping to clear trails and prepare them for winter, and was an avid NASCAR fan, following drivers both Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Sr. He also enjoyed doing outdoor work around his home, taking great pride in his lawn, stone wall, and flower gardens, with lilies being his favorite.

A Funeral Service for Craig will be held on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 10:00 AM in the Varnum Funeral Home, Inc., 43 East Main St., West Brookfield, MA. Calling hours will be held on Friday, January 20, 2017 from 7 to 9 PM in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Compassionate Care ALS, P.O. Box 1052, West Falmouth, MA 02574 or

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Published by Worcester Telegram & Gazette from Jan. 16 to Jan. 17, 2017.
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I'm so sorry to learn of the passing of Craig. It was an honor working with you all (and stormy) about a year ago. My thoughts are with the family.
Melisa Nurse
February 8, 2017
Kathy and Courtney, I just read about your husband and father Craig. I am so sorry for your loss. May he rest in the Lord's arms.
Cindy Chouinard
January 21, 2017
Our thoughts and prayer are with your entire family. So sad for the loss of Craig. It is comforting to know he is not suffering on his journey. Gary has fond memories of his love of the outdoors. Enjoy your memories that will live on in your hearts forever
Gary and linda Sundstrom
January 21, 2017
To Kathy&Courtney&family, My love goes out to you at this difficult time. Uncle Don
January 20, 2017
Kathy, our hearts go out to you and your family. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
The Wenninger Family
January 19, 2017
Loretta Richford
January 19, 2017
Dear June and family, our sincere condolences are with you . I know how great your loss is. I pray God will give you the strength you need . Know that you are loved, Barb and Don.
Barbara Price
January 18, 2017
Rest In Peace, my sympathy for all of your family.
Linda Holt Edmunds
January 18, 2017
Sad to hear this. Craig was a great guy in high school, always laughing and joking with everyone. Although I have not seen him since I can imagine what a great husband & father he was. My condolences to you all. RIP Craig.
Jim Parsons
January 17, 2017
Kathy and Courtney. May you find comfort in memories and strenght in each other's love throughout this very difficult time.. Love never dies it lives on forever in the heart..Craig, is now safely home in the arms of God...
Linda Mandella
January 17, 2017
Kathy and Craig, a true love story. So sorry for your loss. My love to you and Courtney during this most difficult time. Linda
Linda Crawford
January 17, 2017
Keeping the Hosley family in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless
Alison Bradford
January 17, 2017
My prayers and sincere condolences to u and your family. A new Angel in heaven, Craig will always and forever be looking out for you. True love never ends it goes on into infinity. Luv, Lynda Hozempa
January 16, 2017
Kathy and Courtney no words of sympathy can erase the pain of losing a loved one. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Chris and Marie Hayward
January 16, 2017
Our deepest condolences to Kathy and Courtney. We are so sorry for your loss, yet glad that Craig can now Rest In Peace with no more suffering. God bless you both for the loving and compassionate care you provided him. May God give you both the strength to get through the days ahead.
Lisa, Josh & Pat Prouty
January 16, 2017