BROOKLYN HEIGHTS â€” Rev. Charles J. Kraus, pastor emeritus of St. Charles Borromeo Church in Brooklyn Heights, died Sunday, May 25, at Long Island College Hospital. He was 75 years old and would have marked his 50th year as a priest on May 31.
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio was the main celebrant of a Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday, May 28. Auxiliary Bishop Ignatius A. Catanello preached the homily. Special concelebrants included Msgr. Alfred P. LoPinto, current administrator at St. Charles, and Father Thaddeus (â€śTedâ€ť) Grzelak, who served as parochial vicar