Mrs. Elizabeth M. Kraft
(October 23, 1890 - 1972)
Mrs. Elizabeth M. Kraft, 82, of 515 Lenox Ave., widow of Christian Kraft, died at the Oneida City
Hospital Sunday afternoon shortly after admission. She had been in ill health for some time.
Born in County Armagh, Northern Ireland, October 23, 1890, she was the daughter of John and Mary
McShane. She had been a resident of Oneida for the past 53 years. She was married to Christian Kraft on
Sept. 5, 1911 in St. Patrick's Church. He died Oct. 8, 1967.
Mrs. Kraft was a communicant of St. Patrick's Church and a member of its Altar-Rosary Society. She was
a member of Catholic Daughters of America and St. Francis Mission Circle. She was a charter member of
Women of the Moose Chapter No. 272 and a past senior regent. She was a first local college of regent
member of Chapter No. 272.
Surviving are two daughters, Miss Mary Kraft, at home, and Mrs. Lester (Theresa) Tarry of Oneida; one
son, Francis C. Kraft Milford,Pa., nine grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and
Date: Saturday, April 20, 2002 10:41 AM
Madison Co. Families