MARY ELLEN KRAUS (nee Gordy)
Passed away at her home in Laurel, Delaware, on February 28, 2011.
Mary Ellen was the beloved wife for over 26 years of Charles R. Kraus. She was predeceased in death by her father, William J. Gordy.
She is survived by her husband, Charles Kraus; her mother, Marian Lee Gordy of Laurel; several brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
Mary Ellen graduated from Laurel High School in 1964, and after college she went on to become the administrative assistant to the Honorable Leonard Braman, Senior Judge at the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, and then for Paul L. Perito, Esquire. Upon retirement in 2004 Mary Ellen and Chuck moved back to Laurel. Mary was a member of St. Francis de Sales Parish in Salisbury, Maryland. She will be remembered for delicious cooking.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, March 4, 2011, 11 a.m. at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, 535 Riverside Drive,
Salisbury, MD 21801. Father Christopher LaBarge will officiate. Interment will following at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Millsboro, DE.
Contributions can be made in loving memory of Mary Kraus to the Little Sisters of the Poor, 1503 Michaels Rd., Richmond, VA 23229.
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