OBITUARY

Craig L. Bamberger

April 29, 1956September 27, 2016
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Craig L. Bamberger, 60, of Bedford passed away September 27, 2016 at Community Hospice House in Merrimack, NH following a lengthy illness. He was born in Harrisburg, PA on April 29, 1956, the son of Ronald and Betty Lou (Miller) Bamberger. He has resided in Bedford for the past ten years, coming from Sparks, NV.

He was raised northeast Maryland He received his mortuary training at Lynn University in Boca Raton, FL and entered the funeral service profession following graduation. In time, Craig found his way to New Hampshire and became a valued funeral professional and pre-need counselor with Bennett Funeral Home in Concord, McHugh Funeral Home in Manchester, Zis-Sweeney Funeral Home in Nashua and St. Laurent Funeral Home, also in Nashua. Craig’s dedication and compassion helped many people along the way until his retirement earlier this year due to illness.

He was a devout parishioner of St. Raphael parish and a member of the Concord Rotary. An avid bicyclist, he participated in a host of charity rides.

Family members include his wife, Mimi (Hannon) Bamberger of Bedford; two daughters, Crystal Schreffler of Elkton, MD and Charlotte Bamberger of Bedford; a grandson, Ethan Schreffler of Elkton, MD; a sister, Cindy Kevstetter and her husband Steve of Mill Hall, PA as well as several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours were held on Saturday, October 1, 2016 from 5 to 7 PM in the McHugh Funeral Home, 283 Hanover St. corner of Beech St. A Funeral Mass was celebrated Monday at 10 AM in St. Raphael Church, 103 Walker St., Manchester. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Benedict Academy, 103 Walker St., Manchester NH 03102 or the Community Hospice House, 210 Naticook Rd., Merrimack NH 03054.

Care for Craig and his family has been entrusted to his friends at the McHugh Funeral Home of Manchester. To leave messages of condolence please visit www.mchughfuneralhome.com

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, October 1, 2016
  • Mass of Christian Burial Monday, October 3, 2016
REMEMBERING

Craig L. Bamberger

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Bev Broomhall

April 24, 2017

Dear Mimi and Charlotte,

I am so very sorry that I was unaware that Craig had passed away following his valiant fight to remain on this Earth with both of you. To say that you were the "apples of his eyes," barely begins to express the love he had for both of you!

May your faith sustain you today and always. If I can do anything for either of you, please don't hesitate to reach out to me.

I miss you both!

Lovingly,

Katrina Noell

October 11, 2016

Mimi and Charlotte

My words cannot express the sadness that I feel for you and your family. You have always been in my thoughts and my prayers. Craig was a very special person and will truly be missed.

Janice Cook

October 10, 2016

I am so sorry to hear about your recent loss. He is going to be greatly missed! He was a very friendly and nice person and a great neighbor.Please let me know if you or Charlotte need anything. We are here to support each other during such a difficult time!

October 4, 2016

I am so sorry for your loss. I hope Jer. 29: 11,12 brings you some comfort during this difficult time.

The Brown Family Julie Ron Alex Ashley

October 3, 2016

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May God comfort you in this very difficult time. Prayers for you all.

Silvia, German, Vicky, German Jr and Santiago Linares

October 2, 2016

We are with you, Mimi and Charlotte, in these difficult moments. We just came back from DC and heard the very sad news. We are hear to help you with whatever you need. Craig is in our prayers, he was a very nice man.

Tayla Timpe

October 1, 2016

Words cannot express how sad I am. Charlotte and Mimi, you were blessed with such an amazing man to call your father, and Mimi, your husband. I am so fortunate to have had him as a friend. May God guide you both with strength and love at this difficult time. Craig-watch over them, let us all know you are ok. You will be missed. Love to you all!

Larry & Patrice Maznek

September 30, 2016

We will miss your smile, your humor, and your integrity. Having you as a next door neighbor was nothing short of wonderful, and Mimi and Charlotte are our extended family - we will watch over them as well.

Ted Williams

September 29, 2016

So many awesome conversations.. a better friendship over the last few years than either of us could have imagined. You're out of pain my friend. God Bless. Big hugs Mimi and Char.. always a phone call away!

Dan Andrus

September 29, 2016

Mimi, we are so sorry to hear of Craig's passing. We enjoyed the time we spent with you both at a Rotary dinner a few years ago. He was a very special man and we are so sad, for us and for you. God Bless You.

Dan Andrus and Cheryl Moore

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