Eric Nathan (Craig) Abbott

Obituary of Eric Nathan (Craig) Abbott

Abbott, Eric Nathan (Craig)

It is with profound sadness we announce the sudden but peaceful passing of Craig at his home on March 28th, 2023, age 57 years. Craig lived a life that he loved in the outdoors, fishing, hunting, boating and riding his motorcycle. He loved family, laughter and a good hockey game. He loved being a father and especially a grandfather. His good humour and positive outlook were infectious. Predeceased by his parents: Bessie Ellsworth and Thomas Abbott. Left with precious and loving memories his wife: Roxanne, daughter: Miranda Murphy (Josh), sisters: Kay Wall (Robert), Marilyn Abbott, granddaughters: Brittany Penton and Darcy Murphy, stepsons: Stephen Harding and Ian Harding, mother-in-law: Louise Seaman (Dave), father-in-law & fishing buddy: Warren Rodgers (Diane), sister-in-law: Jennifer Yetman (Cyril), brothers-in-law: Jeff Rodgers (Darlene), Troy Rodgers and Justin Seaman (Sherry), niece: Amanda (Darrell), great-niece: Taylor, nieces: Bridget, Anna and Beth, nephew: David, special friend: Kevin Mouland. Also aunts, uncles and a large circle of extended family and friends. Visitation in Hickey’s Funeral Home, 570 Conception Bay Highway, Conception Bay South on Friday, March 31st, 2023 from 3 – 7 pm. Funeral service in Topsail United Church, Topsail on Sunday, April 2nd, 2023 at 2 pm. Thank you to CBS Paramedics, Cst. Clara Walsh, Labrador Grenfell Health who went above and beyond in assisting Roxanne with getting home. To Hickey’s Funeral Home for their gentle care and concern. Donations may be made to a charity’s of one’s choice. To send a message of condolence, please visit