In Memory of



Obituary for Craig Carmel

Craig Carmel, 71 formerly of Hinsdale passed away peacefully Thursday December 28, 2023.

Craig was born in Pittsfield July 16, 1952 to parents Jeanne and Earl Carmel.

He attended Kittridge School and graduated from Wahconah Regional High School in 1970. His life long career was working alongside his father within the family business of Carmel’s Mink Ranch and served on national boards in relation to and on the board of the Massachusetts Trappers Association Unit 3. As an avid outdoorsman Craig was happiest when in the woods hunting, fishing or trapping with his friends and family. He also enjoyed playing cards, especially Pitch.

Craig was predeceased by his parents Jeanne and Earl Carmel. He is survived by his sister and brother in-law Cynthia and Mark Taylor, son Daniel Carmel, daughter Ivy Carmel, niece Nicole Kennedy (Jonathan Kennedy), grandchildren Blake and Rhea Carmel and former wife Suzanne Tourigny.

Funeral Notice: Calling hours will be Thursday, January 4th from 2-5 at Dery-Foley Funeral Home, 890 E. Main St, Dalton. Burial will be Friday, January 5th at 9am at St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Hinsdale, MA. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you plant a tree in his memory.