YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Unexpectedly, on Monday, April 24, 2023, Caren Ann Craft, age 65, of Youngstown’s west side, died at home. 

She was born in Punxsutany, Pennsylvania on September 1, 1957 to Joseph Walter and Susannah (Beatty) Craft.

Caren is survived by her companion, Fred Craft; children, John (Angie) Lattyak of Hubbard, Carrie (Bill) Johnston and Teddy Grzejka, all of Youngstown; stepdaughter, Jenna Craft of Youngstown; grandchildren, Gia, Taylor, John VI, Jaci, Aryanna, Carena and Alissa; sister, Cathryn (Mark Hershberger) Craft; life long friend, Barb Wylam of Youngstown; 12 great-grandchildren, including “Duda”, who she shared a special bond and last but not least her dog, Angel.

Besides her parents, Caren was also preceded in death by her sons, Bill Craft (2018) and Travis Craft; great-granddaughter, Brinlee and siblings, Susannah, Terri Jo, Paul and Joe Craft.

Memorial Service will be held from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 18, 2023 at Cremation & Funeral Service by Gary S. Silvat, Inc, 3896 Oakwood Avenue, Austintown, OH 44515.

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A television tribute will air Wednesday, May 3 at the following approximate times: 5:17 a.m. on WKBN, 8:39 a.m. on FOX, 5:21 p.m. on WYTV and 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV. Video will be posted here the day of airing.