Paula A. Craig

Paula A. Craig, 62, of Lake Township, passed away peacefully at 12;01 A.M. on Friday, July 31, 2020 at Kingston Rehabilitation Center of Perrysburg following a brief but courageous battle with cancer, leukemia and a stroke.
She was born April 20, 1958 in Findlay, Ohio to Gene and LaDonna (Myers) Routson. On September 7, 1984 she married Ronald Craig in McComb, and he survives in Lake Township, along with their four-legged girls, Abby and Gillian. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Gary Routson.
She was a 1977 graduate of McComb High School and attended Lima Technical College, where she earned a certification as an advanced emergency medical technician. She spent nearly all her adult life serving her community as an EMT.
She was a founding member, former chief, and EMT for McComb Rescue Squad (now PMP Joint Ambulance District), and worked for various EMS agencies including Middleton Township EMS, Rumpf (Kish) Ambulance Service, MedCorp EMS, and Rural Metro EMS. After being diagnosed with osteomyelitis, she continued to serve in the EMS profession as a dispatcher.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020 from 4 to 7 p.m. and on Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Hoening and Son Funeral Home, 133 E. Tiffin St., Fostoria, OH 44830,  a funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday with Pastor William Bentley officiating. A graveside service will take place in McComb Union Cemetery following the funeral.
A light luncheon will be served in her honor at the McComb Fire and EMS station following the graveside service.
The family would like to thank longtime friends Tony and Kelli Anteau for their many acts of kindness over the years and during Paula's illness and passing; Chief Mark Hummer and officers of the Lake Township Police Department for their tremendous support; and the many, many Lake Township residents and members of Neighborhood Watch who kept Paula in their thoughts and prayers.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Lake Township Police Officers Association or to the Wood County Humane Society c/o the funeral home.
Online expressions of sympathy and shared memories may be made by visiting


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