Chelsea — William F. Kral, 72, born and raised in Chelsea, passed away on December 13.
He was very proud of the fact that he had served in the U.S. Marine Corps.
The widower of Francisca (Carballa) Kral, he is survived by his son, William F. Kral Jr. and his wife, Leigh, of Derry, N.H.; daughter, Maria Bonin and her husband, Jeffrey, of Methuen; son, John Kral of Lawrence; and seven loving grandchildren.
ARRANGEMENTS: A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, December 19, at 11 a.m., in St. Patrick’s Church, Lawrence. Burial will follow in Elmwood cemetery in Methuen. Friends may call today, from 5 to 8 p.m., at the Charles F. Dewhirst Funeral Home, 80 Broadway, Methuen.
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