Craig Howard Thompson, 67, passed away with his beloved dog Honey in a tragic house fire on Friday, August 5, 2022. Craig was born in Philadelphia, PA on September 1, 1954, son of Howard and Merle (Frickmann) Thompson.
After graduating from Upper Moreland High School in Pennsylvania, Craig started his lifelong career as a jewelry manufacturer, most recently with Keystone Findings. He was an avid outdoorsman who started to vacation in Princeton to enjoy hunting and fishing. Eventually Craig decided to move to the area he loved, settling in Baileyville. He was a kind person who was willing to help anyone in need. Craig coached little league and enjoyed watching sports, especially the Philadelphia Eagles and Phillies. He liked to cook, experimenting with recipes, talking politics, and animals of all kinds. Above everything Craig enjoyed in life, his most cherished moments were those spent with his son Chris.
Craig was predeceased by his parents, Howard and Merle Thompson. Surviving are his wife Irene Thompson of Feasterville, PA; son Chris Thompson and fiancé Yvonne Corbett of Baileyville; brother Brian Thompson and wife Colleen of PA; sister Janice Sears and Geoffrey of CA; and many brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and friends.