Rosendale, NY – Craig Every, 59, of Rosendale NY, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 in Rhinebeck, NY. He will be greatly missed by all.
Craig is survived by his wife, Laura Van Tine Every, his children, Stephen, Alexander, and Katherine, his sister Sherri Appuzi, and stepmother Mary Every. He was predeceased by his parents, Merritt and Ruth Every. He was a loving husband, father and family patriarch, and a friend to all.
Craig was an active member of the Brigade of the American Revolution, Rondout Valley Flyers Radio Controlled Airplane Club, S.O.U.R.S RC Airplane Club.
He worked as the Facilities Manager at New Paltz Dog Training & Canine Adventures. He will be deeply missed by his dog training family, by both humans and dogs. He was retired from the Village of New Paltz DPW and had previously worked for NEC Communications, and the Huguenot Historical Society.
Craig studied at SUNY Ulster Community College as well as held a number of vocational school degrees.
Craig was an avid amateur historian with particular interest in the American Revolution. He loved his country and was a staunch patriot. He was his family’s genealogist. He put his family above all things. He was always there to help family and friends with any support they needed from him. He was a great lover of animals, particularly dogs and taught all of his children to love and respect them. Craig was a wonderful carpenter and loved fine woodworking. He was an avid weekend sailor and spent many hours with his family camping and sailing his boat.
Private visitation and cremation was held on Friday, October 30, 2020 at George J Moylan Funeral Home in Rosendale, NY.
Friends joined the family for coffee and light refreshments and a celebration of Craig’s life at New Paltz Dog Training Center at 2 Rocky Hill Road, New Paltz NY on Sunday, November 1, 2020 from 3pm to 6pm. Craig will be laid to rest at home in the spring during an event to be scheduled on a later date.
Craig asked that for these events everyone dress casually and comfortably with no ties required. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Historic Huguenot Street at www.huguenotstreet.org.
For directions, online condolences or to send the family a sympathy card, please visit our web site at www.GJMoylanFuneralHome.com.