Donna Lucille Cramer

LEWISTOWN – Donna Lucille Cramer, 78, of Lewistown, died at 9:37 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at the Golden LivingCenter – William Penn.

Born Nov. 25, 1935, in Lewistown, she was the daughter of the late John McCardle and Effie (Stong) Bishop.

Donna was preceded in death by: her husband, Donald R. “Cook” Cramer; her children, Dawn C. Cramer and Doug “Chef Boy” Cramer; and her siblings, Janet Floor, Isabelle McCardle and Vivian McCardle.

She is survived by: her children, Deborah L. (Cramer) Strauser, of Sunbury, and Darby F. Deamer, of Georgia; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; her sisters, Nancy McVickers, of Lewistown, and Sam McCardle, of Ohio; daughter-in-law, Donna L. Cramer, who was her caretaker until her passing; as well as other friends and family that cared for her as well.

She was a graduate of Lewistown High School Class of 1953.

Donna loved spending time with her family and friends and also enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at Juniata Memorial Park, with Pastor Randy Traxler officiating.

Memorial contributions in Donna’s memory can be made to the Lake Park United Methodist Church, 400 Crystal Springs Ave., Lewistown, PA 17044.

Funeral arrangements are under the care of the Hoenstine Funeral Home, 75 Logan St., Lewistown.

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