- July 24, 1976 - March 26, 2017
- James Island, South Carolina
of Kristen's Passing
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“My deepest sympathy to the family. Prayers are with you at this time. Love, LynnRTNcC
1 of 23 | Posted by: Lynn Skorek - Chicago, IL
“I didn't know Kristen we are friends of her sister Beth and her brother in law Chris for 20 years. I am so sorry for the families loss, may God wrap...Read More »
2 of 23 | Posted by: Jim Wheeler - Moncks corner, SC
“Kirsten the world will not be as bright without you. I love you and will miss you.
3 of 23 | Posted by: William Greene - Summerville, SC
“I met Kristen almost 20 yrs ago...loved her larger than life personality..she had some ups & downs along the way... The past 5 yrs or so I've never...Read More »
4 of 23 | Posted by: Brandy Henry - Charleston, SC
“My deepest sympathies Paul, and family. Kristen was an angel here on earth and she will be missed. Thoughts and prayers for you all.
5 of 23 | Posted by: Debbie Jackson - Mt. Pleasant, SC
“Although I did not know Kristen, I know Debbie and Mike---two of the finest master gardeners in SC. I am deeply saddened by your loss and want you to...Read More »
6 of 23 | Posted by: Claire Eadon - Charleston, SC
“Paul - you and all the family are in our hearts & prayers, so sorry to hear this! Kristen will be missed dearly.
7 of 23 | Posted by: Dale & Lynda Murray - Charleston, SC
“Kristen trained me at the Mustard Seed. I always looked forward to working with her. She had such a kind and friendly spirit. Always laughing and...Read More »
8 of 23 | Posted by: Jessica Jantzi - Charleston, SC
“Wow. The hurt of losing a beautiful person and long time friend. I can't begin to describe it. My heart is broken ..."Perhaps they are not...Read More »
9 of 23 | Posted by: Darlene Moreno - Summerville, SC
“I will never forget you, Kristen. Your strong work ethic rubbed off on me, because as long as I have known you, you were very hardworking. You...Read More »
10 of 23 | Posted by: Shaylan Thompson - SC - Coworker
“We were saddened to hear of Kristen's passing. Our deepest condolences & prayers.
11 of 23 | Posted by: Craig & Donna Dordick - SC
“I meet Kristin about 10 years ago. She has the biggest heart and would help anybody that needs a helping hand. I'm still in shock over her loss. She...Read More »
12 of 23 | Posted by: John Richburg - Summerville, SC
“We send our deepest thoughts and prayers for the family. Kris will remain in our hearts forever and be missed by all. God bless as you move forward....Read More »
13 of 23 | Posted by: Jeff Frank - Boca Raton, FL
“Debbie, Mike and FamilyYou all are in my thoughts and prayers. I have known Debbie and Mike for over twenty years and had the pleasure of sharing...Read More »
14 of 23 | Posted by: Janis Parks - Summerville, SC
“So sad. I have known Kristen since her birth. She was truly a great person inside and out. John and Debbie I am very sorry for your loss.
15 of 23 | Posted by: Lane Arnold - Summerville, SC
“Kristen, we go back a long way and we had some great fun and tons of laughs together. I cant believe you are gone. Too soon. Your smile, personality...Read More »
16 of 23 | Posted by: Rene Woods - Charleston, SC
“God bless Kristen's family and her husband . God be with you through this time now and always. I am so sorry for your loss.Kristen was a...Read More »
17 of 23 | Posted by: Amnette Giannotti - Summerville, SC
“I thought the world of Kristen. I was always so very proud of her, always admired her strength . She was always a spectacular lady. Making me...Read More »
18 of 23 | Posted by: Annette Giannotti - Summerville, SC
“To the Sottile family,words cannot even begin to express my sorrow when I heard about your loss. Although it is difficult today to see beyond your...Read More »
19 of 23 | Posted by: Charles Grooms - Lakeland, FL
“Kristen became my friend five years ago through work. She was attractive, lively, and animated. I remember her loving to cruise and travel, go to the...Read More »
20 of 23 | Posted by: Rebecca Lopez - Friend
“Kristen...... A spit fire ...... an Angel. Full of many Emotions. A sweet spirit and a strong spirit. You were loved by so many; and you touched...Read More »
21 of 23 | Posted by: Lynn Skorek - Chicago, IL
“Kristen was ALWAYS smiling and had a "heart of gold"!!! She was selfless and ALWAYS put herself last. I know she has a spot with Heavenly...Read More »
22 of 23 | Posted by: Sonya (Hemperley) Johnson - Irmo, SC
“Kristen was an amazing person! I can't find the words to express how sorry I am that this happened. I loved her deeply. She will be greatly missed.
23 of 23 | Posted by: Leslie Keefe (Roper) - SC
Kristen Leigh Sottile Graf, 40, of James Island, South Carolina, wife of Paul Ernest Graf, passed away Sunday, March 26, 2017. Her Funeral Service will be held Saturday, April 1, 2017 in J. HENRY STUHR, INC., MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL, 1494 Mathis Ferry Road at 2:00 pm. Inurnment will follow in Mount Pleasant Memorial Gardens, 1308 Mathis Ferry Road. The family will receive friends in the Mount Pleasant Chapel on Thursday, March 30, 2017 from 6:00 until 8:00 pm.
Kristen was born July 24, 1976 in Charleston, South Carolina, daughter of John Anthony Sottile, III and Debra Baird Sottile. She graduated Middleton High School in 1994 and attended Trident Technical College. She worked in the Food & Beverage industry throughout Charleston. Kristen had a vivacious personality and lived life to the fullest. She had a heart of gold and a passion for all animals especially her fur babies. Kristen was loving and kind and never met a stranger. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her.
She is survived by her husband, Paul Ernest Graf of James Island, SC; her father, John Sottile, III (Terry) of Goose Creek; mother, Debbie Sottile (Michael Dixon) of Charleston, SC; three sisters, Mary Sottile Graham (Michael) of Goldsboro, NC, Beth Sottile Martin (Chris) of Greenville, NC, Carrie Sottile Smart (Michael) of Moncks Corner, SC; brother, John Anthony Sottile, IV of Goose Creek, SC; maternal grandparents, Will and Frances Baird of Manning, SC and nine nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by sister, Rachel Sottile and paternal grandparents, John Anthony Sottile and Eleanor Sottile.