Craig Connell

Obituary of Craig Connell


Robert Craig Connell


Quietly and peacefully at home.

Craig passed away in his sleep in his 76th year.

Beloved husband of Moira and father of Lloyd his wife Tina (Hawkins), children Gillian, Diana, Abbey, Michael, Kenny.

Daughter Alison (Kwarta), husband John and their sons Scott and Ryan.

Craig was a remarkable man, known for his deep love of family.

Craig has been a leading light in the agricultural industry, throughout his life.

Born in Dumfries Scotland. He and Moira with their two children Lloyd and Alison moved to Canada in 1981. They purchased the farm which is now well known as Wicketthorn Farms Inc.

Craig had such pride in the growth of the business, and so rewarding for him to see his family carry on his love of farming.

Cremation will take place on 7th February with his family.

A celebration of Craig’s life will be held on March 3rd at the Stoneridge Inn 6675 Burtwistle Ln, London from 2pm until 6pm with words of remembrance at 3pm.

Craig had a wide circle of great friends; we are so blessed.


Arrangements entrusted with McFarlane and Roberts Funeral Home, 2240 Wharncliffe Road South, Lambeth (519-652-2020). Online condolences available through


Donations can be made to 4H programs or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation in your area in memory of Craig. 


Middlesex 4H - 633 Lions Park Dr., Unit 4 Mt. Brydges ON N0L 1W0



 Heart and Stroke Foundation -1200-2300 Yonge St Box 2414 Toronto ON M4P1E4

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celebration of life

2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sunday, March 3, 2024
Best Western, Stoneridge Inn
6675 Burtwistle Lane
London, Ontario, Canada
celebration of life words of remembrance 3:00 p.m.