Stephen J. Kraus, 88, of Baldwin, New York passed away on August 18, 2013. Beloved husband of Anna. Loving father of Barbara Burkart, Stephen G., Robert G. and Kenneth G. Dear brother of Rose Barto. Cherished grandfather of 8. Proud Marine Corp. Veteran of WWII and member of the Marine Corp. league, 1st & 6thDivision Associations. 50 year member of the Baldwin Fire Dept., Hose Co. #3. Reposing at the Fullerton Funeral Home, Inc., 769 Merrick Rd., Baldwin, NY on Thursday, 8/22/13 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Firematic service on Thursday, 8/22/13, 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, 8/23/13, 9:45 a.m. at St. Christopher’s Church in Baldwin, New York. Interment Calverton National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the St. Christopher School, 15 Pershing Blvd., Baldwin, NY 11510 or www.stchris-school.org, would be appreciated.