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Craig Knyfd

Craig Knyfd

Saturday, September 19th, 1970 Thursday, December 27th, 2018

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Obituary for Craig A Knyfd

KNYFD, Craig A. – 48, of Oakland passed away on December 27, 2018. Born in Ridgewood he lived in Midland Park before moving to Oakland 1 year ago. He was a nursery manager for the Home Depot in Paramus. Craig was a member of the Midland Park Christian Reformed Church.

Beloved husband of Laura Gallece. Devoted father of Connor and Caitlyn Gill. Cherished son of the late Clarence (Clix) Knyfd and Ruth Wynbeek and her husband Len. Dear brother of Garrett Knyfd and his wife Violet. Loving uncle of Krystal, Kaytlynn and Travis.

The family will receive family and friends on Saturday, January 5, 2019 from 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM at Vander Plaat-Vermeulen Memorial Home, 530 High Mountain Road, Franklin Lakes followed by a 12:30 PM funeral service.
Private Cremation.

The family requests donations be made in Craig’s memory to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, 120 Wall Street, 29th Floor, New York, NY 10005 or Alcoholics Anonymous, General Service Office, Box 459, Grand Central Station, New York, NY 10163.

For further information please visit www.vpmemorial.com or call us at (201) 891-4770.

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  • Visitation

    Saturday, January 5th, 2019 | 9:30am - 12:30pm
    Vander Plaat-Vermeulen Memorial Home
    530 High Mountain Road
    FRANKLIN LAKES, NJ
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Saturday, January 5th, 2019
    9:30am - 12:30pm
  • Service

    Saturday, January 5th, 2019 | 12:30pm
    Vander Plaat-Vermeulen Memorial Home
    530 High Mountain Road
    FRANKLIN LAKES, NJ
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Saturday, January 5th, 2019
    12:30pm
    Officiant
    Pastor Rod Gorter

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David Hagedorn

It was nice to spend time with Craig in May. We spoke about our certain faith in our Lord Jesus Christ. We also discussed our certainty of Heaven and that nothing we ever did or could ever do qualified us for this God given gift. Likewise, nothing we ever did or could ever do can cause our freely given and paid for salvation to be removed. Paul tells us clearly,
"(Rom. 8:38) For I am convinced that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers,
(Rom. 8:39) nor height, nor depth, nor any other created thing, will be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord."

It is Christ and Christ alone that allowed for use to avoid our due death penalty for sin - Christ paid it in full 100% on the cross according to God's plan. Jesus + nothing = certain salvation for those that believe.

"(2Cor. 5:21) He made Him who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf, so that we might become the righteousness of God in Him."
"(Phil. 3:9) and may be found in Him, not having a righteousness of my own derived from the Law, but that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which comes from God on the basis of faith."

Hebrews is also clear on this sound doctrine and today it gives me great hope and joy that I will see my cousin Craig one day again when God calls me home to forever praise Him. Craig is now without the pain he knew on earth in a sinful body and is now in fellowship with his father, his grandfather, his grandmother, his sister, and his Savior.

I encourage each one reading this to spend time listening to and learning the amazing truths in Scripture that are explained fully and clearly in the lessons at www.versebyverseministry.org.
God Bless Each of You.

Warmest regards,
Dave
Comment | Posted at 01:36pm via Condolence
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Carol Hakkenberg

To the Knyfd family, my condolences to you all. I will keep you all in my prayers through this very difficult time. Such a tragic loss to your family my God give you the comfort and strength you need.

Carol Hakkenberg
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Richard Marchand Jr

Sending prayers and condolences to Craig's family and friends. Rest in peace Craig . From the Marchand Family.
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Office of the Vice President for Research, UConn

With our sincerest sympathy.
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Jeannine Brice

Very sorry to hear of your loss may your friends and family be comfort to your in your time of need and may GOD keep you in his arms and warm you with his love.

Chris and Jeannine Brice
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