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Quentin S. Craig

Obituary for Quentin S. Craig

January 1, 2021
Sellersville, Pennsylvania

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Quentin Sinclair Craig born August 29, 1920. He was the fifth child of his Irish immigrant parents, Anna Sinclair and Robert Craig. He was born at home in Easton, PA and a graduate of Easton High. Quentin served in the U.S. Army and was stationed in the European Front during World War II where he received the Bronze Star. After the war, Quentin was reassigned as the Security Sargent during the Nuremberg War Trails after the German surrender.

In 1947, Quentin took a position with the Wood Schools in Langhorne, PA. While there, he attended NYU in Manhattan for special vocational training for handicap children. He taught special education for 35 years at the Wood Schools. While at the school he worked with the McDonalds Corporation developing a training program for students with Down Syndrome. This program was intentionally designed to enable these students the ability to obtain employment at local restaurants.

In April of 1948, he married Anna Catherine Carling. They were married for 61 years until her passing. The couple resided in Newtown, PA from 1950 until they moved to the Rockhill Community in Sellersville, PA in 2001. The couple have two surviving sons, James and David. Quentin is also survived by four grandsons, two great-granddaughters, and four great-grandsons.

Quentin was a member of the Newtown Presbyterian Church, Yardley Masonic Temple, and was Master of Ceremonies at Rockhill for fifteen years during the annual talent show.

Relatives and friends are invited to Quentin's Life Celebration on January 8, 2020 from 10 AM to 11 AM at Swartz-Givnish Funeral Home, located at 323 E. Washington Avenue, Newtown, PA. A prayer service will begin at 11AM. Interment will be held at Newtown Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to Quentin's family by visiting www.SwartzGivnish.com.

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