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Craig A. Harling

August 10, 1967 ~ December 26, 2021 (age 54)


     Craig A. Harling, 54, of Mt. Pleasant Mills, passed away Sunday, Dec. 26, 2021, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

     Born Aug. 10, 1967, in Lewistown, he is a son of Fern (Dunn) Harling of Mifflin and the late Walter “Butch” Harling.

     Also surviving are his daughter, Emily Harling of Harrisburg, his son, Craig “Junior” Harling of Mt. Pleasant Mills, a step-daughter, Brandi Eshelman and husband, Joe, of Richfield, his brother, Terry W. Harling and wife, Susan, of Mifflintown, a step-grandson, Jasper Eshelman, and Craig’s companion, Heather Reichenbach of Mt. Pleasant Mills.

     In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his wife, Emma, on June 10, 2017 and his mother-in-law, Joanne Schrader.

     Craig was a master carpenter.

     He enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodworking, crafts, and especially loved his family and being with his children.

     There will be a viewing from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 29, at Guss Funeral Home, Inc., 20 S. Third Street, Mifflintown. Please wear a mask to attend.

     The funeral with Pastor Terry Shaffer officiating, will be held at the convenience of the family and the interment in Dressler’s Ridge United Methodist Church Cemetery will be private.

     In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to benefit his son, and sent to any branch of the Juniata Valley Bank to the Craig Harling Jr., account.

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December 29, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Guss Funeral Home, Inc.
20 South Third Street
Mifflintown, Pennsylvania 17059

Private Committal

Private Funeral Service

Guss Funeral Home, Inc.
20 South Third Street
Mifflintown, Pennsylvania 17059

Please note
Please wear a mask if you attend any of the services.
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