November 6, 1936 - October 12, 2018
New Windsor, NY
Anna "Annie" J. Craig of New Windsor, NY entered eternal rest on Friday, October 12, 2018. She was 81. The daughter of the late Raymond and Anna (Dabroski) Pushman, she was born in Newburgh on November 6, 1936.
Annie graduated from Newburgh Free Academy and worked as a bookkeeper for Affron Fuel Oil. Annie was warm-hearted and always welcomed you with open arms. She was a Catholic that grew up working with her mother and sister in the St. Francis bargain basement. She had several bookkeeping jobs and even went over the road with her husband Alfred. She then finished out her working career bookkeeping. She was a dedicated housewife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, and she will be dearly missed by all. We would like to give a special thank you to her close friends: Sweetie, Sis, Neile, Chici, Beanie and her cousin, Joan.
Annie is survived by her children, William Purcell of Newburgh and Brenda Luis of Pine Bush; grandchildren: William C. Purcell of Maryland, Anthony Petrolese of Bloomingburg, Bethann Purcell of Maryland, Alecia Luis of Pine Bush and Ashley Luis of Maybrook; great-grandchildren: Isabella Petrolese, Adrianna Petrolese, Declan Purcell and Grayson Purcell; niece, Joann Deyo, and close family friend, Brett Potter. Annie is predeceased by her beloved husband, Alfred Craig; sister, Betty Wright and nephew, Ronald Wright.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, October 14 at Brooks Funeral Home, Newburgh. Funeral service will take place at 11 a.m. on Monday, October 15 at the funeral home, with burial following in Mt. St. Francis Cemetery, New Windsor.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Senior's Club, 555 Union Ave., New Windsor, NY 12553.
To send a personal condolence please visit www.Brooksfh.com or call 845-561-8300.