Holly Kraft

Died: February 5, 2021
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Holly Jean Kraft of Nokomis Florida, formally of Chantilly Virginia, passed away on February 5, 2021.

Born in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania on December 28, 1945, raised in a loving foster home by Kenneth and Freda Hanks. She went on to graduate from West Allegheny Senior High School in 1963. In 1964 Holly graduated from Mason Felix Beauty Academy. After moving to Northern Virginia, Holly worked for the INOVA Health System spanning 15 years. Holly retired to Florida in 1996. During those years Holly continued in healthcare and went on to be a personal companion for elderly patients.

Holly is survived by her beloved daughter Noel Kraft Still of Warrenton Virginia. She also leaves behind her two brothers: Kenneth Hayward of White Oak Pennsylvania and Jack Hayward of Port Charlotte Florida. As well as her foster sister Suzanne Hanks Wilson of Rochester Michigan and previous spouse Daniel Kraft of Warrenton Virginia.

She is predeceased by her mother Virginia Darrah of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, her father Norman Hayward of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, as well as by foster parents Kenneth and Freda Hanks of Oakdale Pennsylvania.

There will be no services held at this time. The family asks that you consider making a donation in honor of Holly to the Tidewell Hospice Foundation.

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Tidewell Hospice- Venice

Phone: 941-441-2000 210

210 Wexford Blvd
Venice, FL 34293
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Died: February 5, 2021

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Carole Hood posted on 2/17/21

Will miss you my friend. Love you❤️


Pamela Beck posted on 2/16/21

We will miss you Auntie. Rest in peace 🙏🏼 and love 💗


Skeet Watkins posted on 2/16/21

Ivory, i will always carry you in my heart and be there for Noel, you were a true sister friend, Ebony.


Kathy Masura posted on 2/13/21

Holly was a dear friend who will be missed forever. A beautiful person inside and out and I know she has touched the hearts of everyone who ever knew her. Thank you for your friendship. Love Kathy Masura


Kathy Masura posted on 2/13/21

God Bless you in heaven