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Jaxson L. Kroft

November 12, 2021 ~ November 7, 2023 (age 1) 1 Years Old
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Jaxson Kroft Obituary

Jaxson Lee Kroft, 23 months old, of Abbottstown, PA, entered God’s eternal care, on Tuesday, November 7, 2023, at the Penn State Hershey Medical Center.

Born November 12, 2021, in Gettysburg, PA, Jaxson was the son of Amanda Marie Taylor and Logan Alexander Kroft.

Jaxson was a loving little boy who lit up every room. He had a big smile and was full of joy. He loved to cuddle and was smart and sassy. He showed love and affection to everyone he knew, was good at surprising his Mommy and Daddy and taking care of Mommy. He loved watching “Bluey”, helping mow the grass with his toy mower, coloring with his sisters, and swimming. Chocolate chip waffles were his favorite food for breakfast. Spiderman was his favorite Superhero. He enjoyed going on car rides, trips to the lake, and dancing to music.

In addition to his loving parents, Jaxson is survived by his three siblings, Sky Olson, Maci Olson, and Alora Kroft, as well as one sibling still on the way. Jaxson is also survived by maternal grandparents, Barbara A. (Utz) Taylor and Ray E. Taylor, paternal grandparents, Jordan E. Kroft and his wife Stephanie, four uncles, Bryce Benzel and wife Destiny, Derek Benzel, Jeffery A. Taylor, and Jesse L. Taylor. Jaxson was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Teresa “Teri” Lynn (Kale) Kroft.

A funeral service to celebrate and remember Jaxson’s life will be at 7 PM, Tuesday, November 14, 2023, at Harvest Time Temple, 700 Black Rock Road, Hanover, PA 17331, with the Rev. Fred R. Mummert officiating. A viewing and time to share memories with the family will be from 5 PM to 7 PM, Tuesday, November 14, 2023, at the church. The interment will be private.           

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Jaxson’s memory to The Ronald McDonald House, 745 W Governor Rd, Hershey, PA 17033, online at

The Kenworthy Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 269 Frederick Street, Hanover, PA 17331, has been entrusted by the family with funeral arrangements.  Memories and condolences may be shared at

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November 14, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Harvest Time Temple Church
700 Black Rock Road
Hanover, PA 17331

Funeral Service
November 14, 2023

7:00 PM
Harvest Time Temple Church
700 Black Rock Road
Hanover, PA 17331


The Ronald McDonald House
745 W. Governor Rd., Hershey PA 17033


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