Bruce Kraft

27 January, 19348 February, 2021

Bruce Kraft, 87, of Berlin, passed away on Monday, Feb. 8, 2021 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the devoted husband of Elaine (Lipski) Kraft for 62 years.

He was born in NYC on Jan. 27, 1934, the son of the late Sol and Shirley (Gonsky) Kraft. He served in the US Navy as a petty officer. Prior to his retirement he worked for several companies as a sales representative. Bruce loved music his whole life and played the trumpet with his own band.

In addition to his wife Elaine he leaves his loving daughters Janice (Gary) Barsalou of Wallingford and Nanci Faulkner of Middletown; his cherished grandchildren Matthew and Danielle and his great granddaughter Clair. He was predeceased by a sister Felice.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021 at 11 am at the DellaVecchia Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St. Southington. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. Due to the Pandemic face masks are required. Social distancing and capacity limitations will be observed. Please omit any flowers. Thank you. For online condolences and directions please visit


  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, 11 February , 2021


  • Burial with Military Honors

    Thursday, 11 February , 2021


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Lisa Natter

12 February 2021

Janice and Wll of kraft family , im so very sorry foe your loss . You can see how loving person he was through the lives of others .My heart and prayers are with you ALL and know he is an Angel and Able to watch over all of you. Blessings, lisa and family.🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷

Cynthia & Bruce Lynn

10 February 2021

Elaine, Nancy & Janice...

We want to express our deepest sympathy to the family...
We have wonderful memories of the kids being friends
in school and out of school... We loved being friends with
you for years.... Our memories of Bruce are everlasting...
Again, our deepest sympathy to all of you...
Cynthia & Bruce Lynn

Amy Kaufman

9 February 2021

Dear Janice & Nanci,
I’m so sorry to hear about your Dad! Sending love and prayers to you, your Mom and the family. My deepest condolences, Amy

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