Lawrence Kreft

Obituary of Lawrence N. Kreft

Lawrence N. Kreft, 80, of Howell Township passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune.  Mr. Kreft was born and raised in Michigan, later joining the United States Marine Corps.  He settled in California to raise his family and just recently moved to Howell Township, NJ in 2015.  Mr. Kreft was a fifty-year member of the I.B.E.W., Local 441, Orange, CA.  He also work privately in building maintenance and at Home Depot. 

He was predeceased by his sisters, Mary and Anna. Mr. Kreft is survived by his children, Laura Tassone-Benson and her husband, Gerry of Menifee, CA and James Kreft and his wife, Dianne of Howell; thirteen grandchildren; and 20 great grandchildren.

All arrangements are private and under the direction of the Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home, Freehold Township. For information or to leave condolence messages to the family, please visit

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