OBITUARY

Michael J. Krar

November 26, 1967March 27, 2021

Michael J. Krar, 53, of Southington, beloved husband of Gina (Ferullo) Krar, passed away Saturday, March 27, 2021 following a brief illness.

Born November 26, 1967 in New Britain, he was the beloved son of Joseph and Anne Marie (LaMontagne) Krar of Southington.

During his high school years, Michael was a member of the Southington Cross Country Team which was the first team to win the state Championship in school history. He along with his teammates were inducted to the Southington High School Hall of Fame. Michael continued his love for running daily.

Michael was selfless, lived life to the fullest, and gave his BEST! :) every day. He got his skydiving license and jumped over 150 times. He was a member of the Friendship Lodge #33 CT Freemasons. He loved coaching football at Memorial Park for his sons and was a Boy Scout leader for Troop 45. Michael recently participated in the Camp Sloper Polar Plunge for the Southington YMCA. What he loved most was spending time with family and friends. Michael was a senior underwriter and executive VP at his family’s business, Joseph Krar & Assoc.

In addition to his wife and parents he was the loving father of three children, Stephanie Krar of E. Windsor, Andrew and Zachary Krar both of Southington. He also leaves his grandmother, Anne LaMontagne of Southington; sister, Carolyn Makles of Southington; brother, Jeffrey Krar and wife Alicia of Southington; aunt, Elizabeth Howard and husband Peter of Southington; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Robert and Kathryn Ferullo of Lakewood Ranch, FL; brother-in-law, Robert Ferullo and wife Dawn of Woodbridge and many loving nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his infant son, Brian Michael.

Due to the current pandemic restrictions funeral services for Michael will be private. His service will be TribuCast and can be attended remotely on Wednesday, March 31st at 10 a.m.via link: https://client.tribucast.com/tcid/58700554

Donations in his memory may be made to the Henry Low Heart Center: https://giving.hartfordhospital.org/donatenow The DellaVecchia Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St., Southington has been entrusted with the arrangements. For online condolence please visit, www.dellavecchiasouthington.com

Services

  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Wednesday, March 31, 2021

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Kristin Martin

April 8, 2021

Gina, Stephanie, Andrew, and Zachary, we just heard the news of Michael's passing. We are heartbroken for all of you. It was a joy to meet and get to know Michael. He had such pride and love watching Zach at his soccer games. I enjoyed watching him watch Zach in goal. What a proud dad he was of his kids. He will be missed. Please know that we are keeping you all in our prayers. Love, Dave, Kristin, Ben, Matthew, and Joey Martin

Paul Improta

April 6, 2021

RIP Mike Krar. You will be missed, and those of us at The Insurance Center who had the pleasure of knowing you and working with you over the decades will always be grateful for our partnership with you. Our deepest condolences to your wife Gina, your children, your parents, siblings and extended family. Your friends at The Insurance Center.

Ken and Rachel Oulundsen

April 5, 2021

Joe and Ann. We are so very sorry for your loss.
Ken and Rachel

Kristine Cassan

April 3, 2021

Gina & Family,
We are heartbroken that Michael has passed away. You are all in our thoughts and prayers!! If you need anything, we are here for you. Love, The Cassan’s

Linda Daniels

April 3, 2021

We are sending our deepest sympathies to not only Mike's family but also to his work family and staff at Joseph Krar & Associates. Mike was always so pleasant and very helpful. We will miss him and you are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Sincerely,
Connecticut Insurance Exchange (Newington)

Chris Herms

April 3, 2021

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Krar family. Mike did so much for his community and we will never forget the countless hours he spent coaching our kids. His positive spirit and kindness will live on forever in all of us that were lucky to have known him.

Nancy Cannatelli(Samojedny)

April 3, 2021

I attended high school with Mike; he was always such a happy and caring person. I am so sorry for your loss; I will keep your family in my prayers.

Dolores (Moriarty) Kratzer

April 2, 2021

To The Krar Family,
Please accept my sincere condolences for the loss of your precious son, grandson, husband, father, brother and uncle.
I am sure his passing is an intolerable loss for all of you.
At this time, comfort can only be found in the knowledge that he is with Our Lord.
All of you are in my prayers.
Sincerely,
Dolores Desmarais Kratzer ( formerly Dolores Moriarty)

Jennifer Cebelenski

April 2, 2021

Gina,
I just saw the posting in the Southington paper. Ethan would talk about family stories you would tell in class. He loved having you as a teacher and always inspired him to come out of his shell. I am so sorry for you and your family's loss. I am sure there are so many wonderful memories to cherish.

With Sympathy,
Jennifer Cebelenski

Marge Shaffer

April 1, 2021

Dear Gina & family,

My heart is breaking for your loss. It's hard to understand why people are taken from us, but find comfort in knowing your were a special part of a well-lived life. May angels walk with you today and always.

Much love,
Cousin Margie

FROM THE FAMILY