Craig L. Manchester, Jr., 52, of North Dartmouth passed away unexpectedly Sunday, February 19, 2023 at St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford. He was the loving husband of nearly 26 years to Michelle (Wunschel) Manchester.
Born in New Bedford, son of Craig L Manchester, Sr. of Fairhaven and the late Carolyn L. (Sanders) Manchester, he grew up in Fairhaven and settled in North Dartmouth in 2003. He was a graduate of Fairhaven High School and was a member of the Laborers International Union of North America, Local #721. Craig enjoyed hunting, reading, cooking and enjoyed spending time with his dog Nola.
Craig is survived by his loving wife, Michelle; his father, Craig; mother in law, Patricia Wunschel of Dartmouth; a brother, Sean Manchester and his wife Michele and their children, Sydney (Craigs Godchild) and Kelsey of Methuen; a sister, Heather Blanchette of Arizona and her children, Cody, David and Samantha of Tiverton, RI; a brother in law, Michael Wunschel and his wife Janine of Dartmouth and several aunts, uncles, cousins and dear friends.
Craig will be cremated and a Celebration of his life will be held at a later date. Arrangements are by the Donaghy New Day Cremation and Funeral Care, 465 County St., New Bedford. For memorial register please visit, www.newdayfunerals.com.
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