Emma K. (Luminati) Craft
NORTH CANAAN — Emma K. (Luminati) Craft, 104, died Jan. 8, 2022, at Geer Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
She was the widow of Howard Craft.
Emma was born Feb. 19, 1917, in Salisbury, daughter of the late Celesta (Guiliani) and Louis Luminati.
Emma was employed as a teller for the former Industrial National Bank now known as Bank of America, in Rhode Island. She also worked in the bond department of Fleet Bank.
Emma is survived by her two daughters, Carol Poyet of North Canaan and Carmen Hardman of Hudson, N.H.; her brother, Peter Luminati of North Canaan; six grandchildren, Melissa Poyet Borys of Lincoln, R.I., Bobby Hardman, Michael Hardman, Kathy Hardman, Michelle Hardman and Patricia Hardman; eight great-grandchildren, Alexandria, Tyler, Sean, Grant, Jesse, Stephanie, Kyle and Jacob; and five great-great-grandchildren, Tatley, Jaslynn, Braxton, Gemma and Jameson.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, Jan. 13, at 1 p.m. in St. Martin of Tours Parish St. Joseph Church in North Canaan. Burial will follow the Mass in St. Joseph Cemetery. Calling hours will be held at the Newkirk-Palmer Funeral Home in North Canaan from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.
Memorial donations may be sent to St. Martin of Tours Parish St. Joseph Church, P.O. Box 897, North Canaan, CT 06018.