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Craig James Lane, 48

Obituary and service information from Pierce Funeral Home.

Craig James Lane. Obituary and service information from Pierce Funeral Home.
Craig James Lane. Obituary and service information from Pierce Funeral Home.
CRAIG JAMES LANE, age 48, passed away on Monday, May 5, 2014 at his home in Manassas, VA while surrounded by his wife and children.

He was born on March 6, 1966 in Flint, MI to the late Clifford Woodrow Lane and Ruth Agnes (Limmer) Schmitzer. After honorably serving with the United States Marine Corps, Craig worked for the U.S. Park Police for the last 17 years as a Master Patrol Officer. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a member of the Izaak Walton League. He loved the game of baseball-teaching and watching the boys play and was especially proud of his daughter’s horseback riding accomplishments. He liked to spend his free time following the U of M Wolverines. He was a car enthusiast, who loved working on and learning about them as well as attending auto shows. 

Loving husband to his wife of 20 years, Bridget Lane of Manassas, VA; son to his mother, Ruth Schmitzer of Otisville, MI; grandson to Madalyn Lane of Flint, MI; devoted father to his three children: Zachary, Riley and Sydney Lane all of Manassas, VA; brother to: Betty Echlin and husband Dan of Mt. Morris, MI and Brian Lane and wife Anita of Otisville; son-in-law of Barbara Porter of FL, brother-in-law to Jerri Chambers (Thomas) of GA, Kelly Heller (Jeff) of GA, Ben Porter of VA, Edward Porter of MI and Roger Smith of VA; nephew to a host of aunts and uncles and an uncle to many nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at Pierce Funeral Home, 9609 Center Street, Manassas, VA at 1:00 PM. Interment will be held at a later date at Quantico National Cemetery with military honors. 

In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: The Lane Children Memorial Fund at Northwest Federal Credit Union or sent to 7821 Purcell Br. Ct., Manassas VA 20112.

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