GUSTAV KRAFT, 58, PHOENIXVILLE Gustav Kraft, 58, beloved husband of Cheryl (Witmer) Kraft of Phoenixville died Monday at his home. Born in Phoenixville he was the son of the late Thomas and Helen (Morgan) Kraft; Gustav attended Phoenixville Schools. He was self-employed owning and operating an electronics service business. He loved tinkering around the house, going to the beach, and spending time with his family and pets. Gustav is survived by three children, daughter, Crystal Kraft of Philadelphia, and sons, Christopher Kraft of Phoenixville and Paul Kraft of Phoenixville; a granddaughter, Teresa Kraft; sisters, Mary Suriano of Phoenixville and Louise Parker of Birdsboro, and brothers, Carl Kraft of Pottstown, Dave Kraft of Downingtown and Thomas Kraft of Idaho. He is predeceased by sisters, Donna Good and Helenanne Yosko. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Memorial Mass on Saturday at 11 a.m. at the St. Mary of the Assumption Church, 212 Dayton Street, Phoenixville, PA, the Rev. John Hutter officiating. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be made in his memory to Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society (P.A.W.S.), Attn: Donor Services, 100 N. 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 (http://www.phillypaws.org) On line tributes can be made at www.sgsfuneralhome.com/ The Shalkop Grace & Strunk Funeral Home is in care of the arrangements.
Published in The Mercury on September 20, 2012