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Pauline Krafft

July 20, 1927 — May 21, 2019

Pauline A. Krafft, 91, formerly of Alsace Township, passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 2:35 am in Sacred Heart Villa. She was preceded in death by her first husband Robert C. Hettinger, September 29, 1963 and her second husband George W. Krafft, March 8, 1992. Born in Reading, Pauline was the daughter of Joseph Blessing and Emma Moore. She was a member of Saint Paul's Roman Catholic Church where she taught Sunday school and was involved in the counting of weekly collections and cleaning the Church with her mother. Pauline was a microchip inspector at Western Electric for 28 years retiring in 1989. She is survived by her sons Mark J. Hettinger, husband of Teresa Hettinger of Sinking Spring; Eric F. Krafft of Temple, her daughters Carolyn M. McKnight, wife of the late Steven McKnight of Exeter Township; Rosemary Lamaestra, wife of Scott Lamaestra of Mertztown; Beth A. Horn, wife of Daniel Horn of Lebanon and was preceded in death by her daughter Elaine E. Shade. She is also survived by her step daughter Jean Mohring, wife of the late Wyatt Mohring of Mohnton and her grandchildren April, Mark, Brandy, Scott, Tyler, Christopher, Lindsay and her great grandchildren Chandler, Bailey, Nina, Logan, Lucas, Payton, Connor, Molly and Weston. Pauline was preceded in death by her sisters Florence Demano and Mary Holland.
Funeral Procession will depart Whelan Schwartz Funeral Home, 444 North 9th Street, Reading, Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 9:45 am. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Paul's Roman Catholic Church, 151 North 9th Street, Reading at 10:30 am. Reverend Monsignor John J. Grabish, Celebrant. Interment will follow in Gethsemane Cemetery. The family will receive relatives and friends in Whelan Schwartz Funeral Home Tuesday 8:45 am to 9:45 am. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Animal Rescue League of Berks County, 58 Kennel Road, Birdsboro, PA 19508 in memory of Mrs. Pauline A. Krafft. Online condolences may be made at


Whelan Schwartz Funeral Home
444 N 9th Street
Reading, PA 19601

Tuesday, May 28, 2019
8:45 AM - 9:45 AM

Mass of Christian Burial

Saint Paul's Roman Catholic Church
151 North 9th Street
Reading, PA 19601

Tuesday, May 28, 2019
10:30 AM
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