Craig J. Bills
January 17, 2016
Craig J. Bills, 56, of Pocono Summit, died on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016 at his home. He was the husband of Joanne (Schweitzer) Bills.
Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Robert and Joyce (Bortz) Bills.
Craig was known for his culinary skills and entrepreneurship qualities. He owned and operated the former Trolley Stop Restaurant in Skippack along with a string of other eateries in and around the Philadelphia area.
He was an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt and fish. He was also a huge sports fan who spent more than 10 years volunteering as a coach for both youth baseball and basketball leagues, where he also had the privilege of coaching both of his young sons.
In addition to his wife, Joanne, he is survived by his children, Zachary and Joshua Bills, both of Kennett Square and Kayla Bills of Pocono Summit; sisters, Denise George and her husband, Tom, of Allentown, Karen Downey and her husband, Bob, of Marlton, New Jersey; a brother, Scott Bills and his wife, Stephanie, of Halifax; and several nieces and nephews.
There will be a visitation from noon to 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22 at the Bolock Funeral Home, 6148 Paradise Valley Road, Cresco. A Blessing service will follow at 2 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in honor of Craig may be made to the New Hope Foundation by logging onto www.newhopefoundation.org or to the American Foundation for Addiction Research by logging onto www.addictionresearch.com.
Private cremation is entrusted to the Bolock Funeral Home Crematory.
Bolock Funeral Home
6148 Paradise Valley Road, Cresco