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Samuel J. Kraly

May 21, 1952 - August 27, 2021

Samuel Kraly, 69 of St. Clairsville, Ohio died Friday August 27, 2021 at his home.

He was born May 21, 1952 a son of the late Joseph and Katherine (Pavlinich) Kraly in New Brighton, PA.

Sam graduated from Beaver Falls H.S. and was a Baptist by faith.

He worked for Kings Jewelers as a manager and gemologist for 38 years and then went on to work at Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home for 8 years.
Sam loved the lord and accepted him into his life.

He always enjoyed collecting and selling antiques and he adored his two grandchildren.

Sam was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his loving wife Rebecca (Mazza) Kraly and his children, Samuel P. Kraly and Rachel (Micah) Stidd.

In addition he is survived by his siblings, Barbara (Rod) Hatfield, Joseph Kraly, Catherine Smith and Dorothy Mayer, along with his grandsons Bodey and Kellen.

Family and friends will be received at the East Richland Evangelical Friends Church on Saturday September 18, 2021 from 11 am until time of memorial service at 1 pm with Pastor Jerry Wenger officiating.

Arrangements by the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441, 37th Street, Bellaire, Ohio 43906.

Memorial contributions will benefit the East Richland Christian School by going to “”.

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Service Information

Memorial Information

Date: Saturday, September 4, 2021

Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm


East Richland Friends Church

67885 Friends Church Rd.
St. Clairsville, OH 43950

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