Henry S. Kratz

HENRY S. KRATZ, 62, OF BLANDON Henry S. Kratz, 62, of Blandon, PA passed into the arms of Jesus peacefully Sunday, April 14, 2013. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Martha (Strohm); two sons, Nathan and Brian; his faithful canine companion, Jet; sisters, Marjorie West of Arizona and Anita Kratz (Jay) of Gilbertsville, along with many nieces and nephews. He was born and raised in Skippack to the late Harry D. and Pearl I. Kratz. His deep compassion for everyone that crossed his path made Henry a gentle giant among all of us. Relatives and friends are invited to visit with his family Wednesday, April 17, from 10-11 a.m. at Bally Mennonite Church, 1481 Route 100, Bally, PA 19503. A Celebration of Life Service will follow at 11 a.m. officiated by Pastor Klaudia Smucker. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Bally Mennonite Church or Compassionate Care Hospice, 1513 Cedar Cliff Dr., Suite 100, Camp Hill, PA 17011.

Published in The Mercury on Apr. 16, 2013