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Thomas A. Cramer


1927 - 2012 | Obituary Condolences
Thomas A. Cramer Obituary
Thomas A. Cramer, age 85, of Fairport Harbor, passed away Dec. 11, 2012,
at Ahuja Medical Center in Beachwood.
He was born April 26, 1927, in Painesville to Edith and Franklin Cramer.
Mr. Cramer was a graduate in 1945 from Harding High School, a member of the First Congregational Church of Fairport Harbor, where he served as president of church council, a member of the Elks
Masonic, Moose Clubs all of Painesville, president of the Fairport Library Board, served on the Mardi Gras Committee, coached summer softball and was a big supporter of the FHS activities, was a member of the NRA, Lake County Rod & Gun Club, Diamond Gun Club and was a Boy Scout leader. He enjoyed reading, camping, jig saw puzzles, shooting, model building, coin and stamp collecting, watching the history channel, traveling with his wife, especially their Las Vegas trips and car rides with his dog OSHI. He was an avid skydiver.
Mr. Cramer was a veteran of the United States Navy, where he served aboard the USS Antietam.
He retired from Diamond Tech Center in Fairport Harbor and Chemidyne Corporation in Macedonia, where he was a research chemist.
He is survived by his daughter, Deborah (Win) Kallay of Fairport Harbor; son, Marc (Kelley) of Moscow, Idaho; grandchildren, Dr. Amanda Kallay (James White), Dr. Holly (Paul) West, Jesse and David Cramer; great-grandchildren, Olivia White and Serra and Anaura; and another great-grandchild on-the-way.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth who passed away in 2000; and sister, Margaret O'Janpa.
Visitation will be held 2 to 7 p.m. Friday at the First Congregational Church of Fairport Harbor, 308 Third St., Fairport Harbor.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the First Congregational Church of Fairport Harbor. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to the First Congregational Church of Fairport Harbor, 308 Third St., Fairport Harbor, OH 44077 or to the Fairport Library, 335 Vine St., Fairport Harbor, OH 44077.
Potti Funeral Homes are handling the arrangements.
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Published in www.News-Herald.com from Dec. 13 to Dec. 15, 2012
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