Raymond J. (Ducky) Kraft, 84, of Wernersville, passed away Tuesday, February
19th, at Reading Hospital and Medical Center, formerly a 75 year resident of
Raymond was born in Reading, on July 21, 1928, a son of the late Harriet (McCoy)
and Raymond J. Kraft.
He was the husband of Ethel M. (Cooper) Kraft.
Mr. Kraft worked for 43 years at Maier’s Bakery, Reading, last as a personnel manager and retired in March 1991. He started his career at his father’s grocery store in Mohnton.
He served in the U.S. Army in the Korean War.
For 20 years Mr. Kraft served on the Mohnton Borough Council and served as president of council. He was a member of Masonic Lodge #227 F. & A. M. of West Reading. Raymond served various positions in Family Campers Recreational Vehicles from 1988-1997 including state president.
Mr. Kraft graduated from the former Mohnton High School in 1946 and attended the
Philadelphia Museum School of Industrial Arts.
He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church Mohnton, Mr. Kraft served on the
church council for 8 years and as vice-president for 4 years.
Raymond is survived by his wife, a son,Gary D., husband of Janice I. Kraft, of Mohnton; he is also survived by a brother, Roger D. Kraft, of Shillington; and by 2 grandchildren Timothy
husband of Amanda and Bonnie wife of Nicholas Blatt and a great grandson
He was predeceased by his sister Virginia M. Rogers
A. Religious Service will be held at St. John’s Lutheran Church, South Church Street,
Mohnton, at 11:30 A.M. on Wednesday, February 27th.
Friends are invited to call Tuesday 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. at St. John’s Lutheran
Interment in Mohnsville Cemetery, Mohnton.
The Sanders Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 1501 North 11th Street,
Reading is in charge of the arrangements. Please sign the online guest register
Family requests donations to St. John’s Lutheran Church Mortgage Fund PO Box 5
Mohnton, PA 19540.