Craig W. Holden

Birth: April 19th, 1959
Death: July 19th, 2010
Age: 51 years

Craig W. Holden, 51 of Bristol, husband of Susan (Redman) Holden died on Saturday July 17, 2010 at Hartford Hospital.  Craig was born on April 19, 1959 and is a son of Pauline (Goulet) Holden-Hirth and the late Lorin Holden.  He is a lifelong resident of Bristol, and was employed by the Roland Dumont Agency, as a realtor.  Craig loved to go fishing, to the beach and especially the stock market.  He was an avid sports fan, and loved the New England Patriots and the Boston Red Sox.  Prior to becoming a realtor, Craig was a skilled tool and die maker.  Besides his wife and mother, Craig is survived by his loving daughters; Lindsay and Alison Holden both of Bristol, two brothers and sisters-in-law; Peter and his wife Jane, of Bristol and Gary and his wife Marlene, of Tennessee; two sisters and a brother-in-law Lori Holden of Bristol and Mary Beth and her husband David Spence of England; a step brother Donald Hirth and his wife Betty, of Clinton, two step sisters Ellen Cox and her husband Jim of Bristol and Nancy Chandler and her husband John of Alabama; four sisters-in-law; Karen Schur and her husband David, of Burlington, Patti Anderson and her husband David, of Bristol, Dana Cutler and her husband Brian, of Avon and Maureen McCarthy and her husband Tom, of Berlin; his father and mother-in-law; George and Denise(O’Brien) Redman of Bristol; and several nieces and nephews.    He was predeceased by his stepfather Robert Hirth.   Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 21, 2010, 9 A. M. from the Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Ave., Bristol, to St. Joseph Church, Queen St., Bristol fro a Mass of Christian Burial at10 AM.  Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol.  Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday July 20, 2010 between 5 and 8 PM.  Memorial donations may be made to the Helen and Harry Gray Cancer Center, 85 Retreat Ave., Hartford, CT 06106 or to the American Liver Foundation, 75 Maiden Lane,  Suite 603, New York, NY 10038 Please visit Craig’s memorial web-site at

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