Charles Robert Cramer

Charles Robert Cramer, 88, of Lewistown, passed away at 2:36 a.m., Saturday, April 13, 2019, at Ohesson Manor Nursing Home, Lewistown.

Born January 27, 1931, in Lewistown, he was the son of the late George G. and Elsie (Franklin) Cramer-Metz. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, George “June” Cramer, and a sister, Loretta King.

Charles is survived by: his loving wife, B. Colleen (Franklin) Cramer, whom he married on July 17, 1931; his children, Sue Anne Bucks and husband, Charlie, of Allentown, and Charles Michael Cramer and wife, Debra, of Lewistown; siblings, Donald E. Cramer and wife, Sandra, John Joseph Cramer and wife, Darlene, Mary Jane Berrier, and Rose Ann Reynolds and husband, David; grandchildren, Robert Michael Bucks and wife, Jennifer Ann, Courtney Nichole Vargas-Bucks and husband, Beto, Charles Michael Cramer, Jr., and Kevin Marshall Cramer and wife, Angela; as well as 4 great-grandchildren.

Charles was employed at Metlmex, Avtex Fibers, working in the spinning department, and also worked in the timber business for many years.

He was enlisted in the U.S. Army serving in the Korean Conflict.

Charles loved hunting and working outside on his yard.

Services will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements are under the care of The Barr Funeral Home Inc. and Crematory, 120 Logan Street, Lewistown.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are respectfully encouraged to: Parkview Church of The Brethren, 990 Parcheytown Rd, Lewistown, PA 17044.

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