Craig Alan Ladner


Damariscotta – Craig Alan Ladner, 71, of Jefferson, died on Sunday, Jan. 28, unexpectedly at Miles Memorial Hospital.

He was born in Cambridge, Mass., on Jan. 30, 1935, the son of Ralph Martin Ladner and Corrienne (Stafford) Ladner. He graduated in 1952 from Newton High School, and attended Northeastern University.

He was a co-owner of the Sunoco in Newtonville, Mass., SAD 17 transportation director in South Paris, and worked for W.C. Cressey and Sons of Kennebunk. He was an active member of the Jefferson Grange and was a member of the Masons Norumbega Lodge in Massachusetts. He enjoyed camping, woodworking, helping his sons with their many projects, gardening with his wife, and participating in the Boy Scouts organization.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Joan (Barter) Ladner; sons, Wayne Ladner of Richmond, Keith Ladner, and his wife, Debra, of Harrison and Dale Ladner, and his wife, Kathleen, of Casco; five granddaughters, Becki, Sarah, Michelle, Brittany, Kelcey; brother, Francis Ladner, and his wife, Elizabeth, of Orleans, Mass.; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and daughter-in-law, Yvonne Brunelle of Farmingdale.

He was predeceased by his father and mother.