Mark H. Cragle, 59

cragle, markMark H. Cragle, 59, of S. Hazen Ave., Ellwood City passed away unexpectedly Friday, August 26, 2016.

Born April 21, 1957 in Ellwood City, he was the son of the late Eugene “Dagwood” and Ester “Mazie” Greenwood Cragle.

Mark was a self employed Auto Mechanic who loved his job. He enjoyed the outdoors, especially camping and fishing.

Survivors include his companion of 25 years, Patty Nye, a son, Kevin M. Cragle at home; step children, Shana and Joseph Nye, both of Ellwood City; granddaughters, Summer, Coral, and Elliana; uncles, Clyde and Charles Greenwood; a special nephew, Caleb Cragle; and three nieces.

The last of his generation he was preceded in death by four brothers, James, Michael, David and Gary Cragle.

Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday August 30 from 3 pm until the time of the funeral service at 6 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home. 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City. Rev. Ethan Harrington of the Discovery Christian Church will officiate.  Interment will follow in Slippery Rock Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

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18 thoughts on “Mark H. Cragle, 59

  1. Oh my goodness! Patty and girls, you have my heartfelt sympathies on your loss. Mark was such a nice person. May you all treasure your memories….Marcy

  2. Oh my goodness! Patty and girls, you all have my heartfelt sympathies. Mark was such a nice person. May the memories keep you all happy.
    With my thoughts….Marcy

  3. This is so sad, Mark and my dad Paul were great friends and he helped me a lot after my dad passed. Prayers to the family<3

  4. I am so Sorry !— Mark Was a Great Man .. So Kind and –Well Just a Great Person. Many Prayers for Your Family !- His Battle is over and He will be Resting in Peace.– Our World has Lost Yet another Great Person.– See Ya on the Next side Mark !!! —

  5. My deepest sympathy to Patty and your family….Mark was a good heart guy with a big heart of gold! Always smiling and helping everyone he could! I have great memories of Mark from the place i worked at yrs ago and knowing the family as well. R.I.P. My friend! God got a angel and i know your watching over your loved ones and friends. Until we meet again!!

  6. Mark was loved by so many people with his gentle and soft spoken ways. He was good to my family Patty and he loved us too. I hope our friend is in a better place and with his family. We are sorry we cannot be there but Mark will always be in our hearts. Condolences to you and your family and a special hug to Kevin from our family.

  7. I have great memories of Mark because he always treated me with kindness and love. You couldn’t help but be in good spirits when he was around. I am saddened by his loss and will never forget what a good person he truly was.

  8. My thoughts and prayers go out to Mark, his family and friends. Mark truly will be missed by many. I will not be able to attend any services but just know I am thinking of you.
    May Mark and all be in peace.

  9. Our sympathy to Marks’ family. He was a kind and gentle soul. A true craftsman and appriciated hard work and dedication. He will be GREATLY MISSED! GREEN GRASS AND HIGH TIDES, OUR DEAR FRIEND! RIP Dearest Mark. The Lanza and Defonde families.

  10. Gentle,Sweet,Kind are just a few words that describe this wonderful Soul. He Loved his family and the light of his life his Son Kevin and Soul Mate Patty. We are just devastated , but take comfort in knowing he is at peace and we will all be together again. Thank you for being our friend, we will miss you everyday. Until we meet again, Love you Buddy.Frank

  11. Mark was a good life long friend and will be sadly missed. Sorry I couldn’t make the viewing, however my thoughts and prayers are with you Patty and your entire family. May the Peace and Comfort of Jesus be with All of You in this time of loss.

  12. I’m so sorry to hear of this sad news, and despite my efforts, sincerely regret not being able to be there with friends and family today. My heart goes out to his son Kevin, whom he was so proud of from day 1, as well as Patty, Shana and Joey.

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