William (Billy) Kraus

Passed away on January 07, 2016
William (Billy) Kraus of Middleboro, formerly of Carver died unexpectedly January 7, 2016 in the Brockton Hospital. He was 59. Billy was born in New York and was the son of June C. (Grunewald)  Kraus and the late George P. Kraus of Palm Bay, Florida.  Billy was raised in Westwood, MA and a graduate of Westwood High School.  He was a truck driver in the Teamsters Union and spent most of his career driving a truck for the Big Dig project in Boston, as well as Tremblay Movers in Taunton and MacDonald Moving in Raynham. In addition to his mother Billy is survived by his wife Terry Lee Kraus, of Attleboro, his two children; his son Jake W. Kraus of Attleboro, his daughter Leah (Procaccini) Quinn and her husband Jason of Dighton. He was the brother of the late Nancy Jean Kraus of Palm Bay, Florida and Dirk C. Kraus.   Billy was a devoted and loving Papa to “his girl” Alivia Lee Quinn, and Aidan Quinn of Dighton Ma.        In addition to his family Billy had many friends and was a member of the Bridgewater Citizens Club.  A period of visitation will be held in the Prophett-Chapman Cole & Gleason Funeral Home 98 Bedford Street Bridgewater Saturday January 16th from 3-4pm. All other services will be private.