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Lt. Bernard Charles Krafsig USN (Retired)

Lt. Bernard Charles Krafsig USN (Retired)
  • February 6, 1957 - January 8, 2021
  • Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

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“Laurie ...I was so very sorry to read of the loss of Bernard. He certainly left you too soon. I so know the pain and there are no words, except to...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Carol Linville

“Naomi, I am so very sorry to hear of the loss of your brother-in-law. Memories are God's gift to life. ”
2 of 17 | Posted by: Jacqueline Adamson - Charleston

“Laurie and family so sorry for your loss. You all will be in my prayers. ”
3 of 17 | Posted by: Donna C. Adams

“Laurie and family, We are so sorry for your loss and are sending love to you during this difficult time. We will remember Uncle B for his sense of...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Kasey Preston & Mark Fowler

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you to bring strength and comfort to you all. ”
5 of 17 | Posted by: Carolann and Jerry

“Bernard, we will miss your sense of humor, energy, and your love of life, family and country. You will always be in our hearts.Laurie, Our thoughts,...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Gail and Matt - Mt Pleasant, SC

“Jon, We would like to offer you and your family our deepest and most sincere condolences, may your father rest in peace. May God hold your...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: David Huerd - Ladson, SC

“Laurie and family, Sending you my deepest condolences. Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers. Kimberly ”
8 of 17 | Posted by: Kim Luisi

“Laurie and family. Sending my deepest sympathy at this sad time. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. God bless all of you. Barbara. ”
9 of 17 | Posted by: Barbara Keefe

“We will truly miss you B thank you for being the BEST E pah to my son and daughter, we love you ”
10 of 17 | Posted by: April Clarke


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13 of 17 | Posted by: Gina Hughes

“Uncle B you will forever be missed by all of our family. We looked forward to your Maine Summertime visits and loved to hear of your adventures...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Gina Hughes

“You will be forever missed but, never forgotten. My love to Laurie and your wonderful family. I´ll have. margarita in your honor. ”
15 of 17 | Posted by: Susan Porinchak

“Quick with a joke and always a smile .... you will be missed ”
16 of 17 | Posted by: Stuart Grayson - Charleston, SC

“Bernard will sorely be missed at Bishop Gadsden. His dedication and sense of humor will never be forgotten. My deepest condolences to your family. ”
17 of 17 | Posted by: Denise Broad - Charleston


Bernard Charles Krafsig, 63, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, husband of Laurie A.Ciccarelli Krafsig entered into eternal rest Friday, January 8, 2021. His Memorial Service will be held Thursday, January 14, 2021 in the J. Henry Stuhr Inc., Mount Pleasant Chapel, 1494 Mathis Ferry Road at 2:00 pm. The family will receive friends Thursday from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm in J. Henry Stuhr Inc., Mount Pleasant Chapel.

Bernard was born February 6, 1957 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, son of the late Bernard Carl Krafsig and the late Helen Koytek Krafsig. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served on submarines. He then entered officer candidate school receiving his commission and ultimately retired as a Lieutenant. Following his naval career, he worked at Bishop Gadsden as Information Technology Director for 23 years. He enjoyed spending time with family, bicycling, the beach, lighthouses, traveling, and especially traveling to Maine.

In addition to his wife, Laurie, he is survived by his children, William and Dr. Anne Krafsig, Bernard II and Naomi Krafsig, Jonathan and Pheraby Krafsig, Christopher Santopino, Angela Santopinto, and Robert Santopinto; grandchildren, DaShawn Santopinto, Mary Katherine Krafsig, Oliver Krafsig, Ethan Krafsig, Clementine Krafsig, Levi Krafsig and Destiny Clarke; sisters, Mary Ann Briner and spouse Lee Briner, Judy Kearney and spouse Paul Kearney; and numerous beautiful nieces and nephews. Bernard is also survived by their four furbabies.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Elaine Krafsig Kreuzburg.

Memorials may be made to Pet Helpers, 1447 Folly Road, James Island, SC, 29412, First Baptist High School, 2051 George L Griffith Blvd, Charleston, SC 29412, or Meeting Street Academy.

A memorial message may be sent to the family by visiting our website at www.jhenrystuhr.com.