Robert ‘Bob’ W. Craw, 74

FULTON, NY – Robert “Bob” W. Craw, 74, of Palermo, passed away suddenly on Saturday, December 3, 2016, at the V.A. Medical Center in Syracuse.

Robert ‘Bob’ W. Craw
Robert ‘Bob’ W. Craw

He was born in Fulton, the son of the late Horace and Gertrude McCann Craw, and lived in the Palermo area most of his life.

Bob retired as a maintenance supervisor at Paper Conversion Inc. in North Syracuse and had previously worked at International Multi Foods in Baldwinsville for 25 years, New England Milling in Massachusetts and owned and operated Robert Craw Construction.

He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1961 to 1965.

Bob enjoyed woodworking, cooking and camping.

He was predeceased by a son, David Craw; and step-sister, Betty Sivers.

Surviving are his wife of 51 years, Barbara Craw of Palermo; a daughter, Patricia Mannise (Bob Bresnahan) of Palermo; three grandchildren, Elizabeth Mannise, Katie Mannise and P.J. Mannise all of Palermo; a great-grand-daughter, Makenzie Roberts; siblings, Yvonne Bradish (Ed), Beverly DuBois, Everett Craw (Marlene), Lois Steele (Brian), Ed Craw (Mary), Addie Dolbear (Roy) all of Palermo, Sharon West of Pennellville and Doris McAuslan (Don) of Hastings; many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, December 5, at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton.

There will be no services.

Memorial contributions are encouraged to the V.A. Medical Center in Syracuse or to Special Olympics.