Walter G. Kraft, Jr.

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Walter G. Kraft, Jr.

1960 - 2018

Walter G. "Junior" Kraft, Jr., 58, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away on July 17, 2018, at Safire Southtowns Nursing Facility. Born April 12, 1960 in Niagara Falls, NY, he was the son of Geraldine Gonzalez and the late Walter G. Kraft.
Junior, as he was affectionately known by family and friends, was a lifelong resident of the Niagara Falls area and attended local schools. He was employed as a laborer for many years at General Abrasives in Niagara Falls. Afterwards, he went to work at various local live entertainment venues as a self-employed stage lighting technician.
Junior was a sports enthusiast and avid Boston Red Sox and Buffalo Bills fan. In his leisure time he also enjoyed playing pool and poker, but his greatest pleasure came from socializing with family and friends.
In addition to his mother, Walter is survived by his two children, Michael Kraft and Nicole Kraft; his longtime companion, Mary McCarthy; brother and sisters, Randy (Pam), Nell Marie, Lisa and Freda Jo (John), as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was also predeceased by a sister, Kelly and brother, Kristopher.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 21st, from 2-6 PM at M.J. COLUCCI & SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY,
concluding with a prayer service. Interment in Oakwood Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
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Published on July 18, 2018
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5 posts

Mary and Shannon rung
Jul 21, 2018
I’m sorry for your loss. You guys are in my thoughts and prayers.
Lori A Morreale
Jul 19, 2018
I am so sorry for your lost,he was a wonderful man who loved his family ,an enjoyed life .A heart felt sadness ,our world has lost a very nice man ,,
Kelly James
Jul 19, 2018
Mike - my prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. May your memories of your dad bring you peace.
Steve Anderson
Jul 19, 2018
My deepest condolences to Juniior's family,may God be with you through this difficult time
Steve Anderson
Fran Ganci
Jul 18, 2018
so sorry for your loss