Kathleen Elizabeth Craddock, age 70, went to be with the Lord on June 25th after a long, courageous battle with Multiple Sclerosis. Born on June 2nd, 1948, she was the daughter of the late Elizabeth "Betty "(Austin) and Albert Hofman.
Kathleen was a member of St. Stephens Episcopal Church in McKeesport. She was a volunteer EMT for many years and the president of the MS Social Group, based at Riverview Baptist Church. Kathleen was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She loved spending time with friends and family. Kathleen is survived by her husband William A. "Fred" Craddock; her son William (Kendra) Craddock, two daughters, Wendy Milko, and Kimberly (Todd) Fry, and seven grandchildren: Kaydee, Elizabeth, Ashlyn, Kyleigh, Hunter, Colton, and Braiden and three great grandchildren: Ryder, Kinsley and Hunter. Kathleen is also survived by a brother, Dr. Robert (Celia) Hofman of Chevy Chase, MD. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Hofman. She will be greatly missed by all. Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Wednesday, June 27, from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and on Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow in Jefferson Memorial Park. Memorial contributions are suggested to the National MS Society, P.O. Box 4527, New York, NY 10163. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.jaycox-jaworskifh.com
Originally published June 25, 2018.