Helen M. Kramer (1940 - 2014)

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Helen M. Kramer Helen M. Kramer, 74, of Fayetteville, PA, passed away Sunday evening, July 13, 2014, at Quincy Home, where she was a guest for the past several weeks. Born July 5, 1940, in Chambersburg, she was a daughter of the late Herbert K. and Grace Musser Reilly. Helen had been employed at the former Nichol's Department Store in Chambersburg and then as Assistant Manager at the former Cutting Board at the Chambersburg Mall. She had a great affection for cats, loved trout fishing, and enjoyed collecting Fenton Art Glass. She was a former member of Coldspring United Brethren Church. She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Donald E. Kramer, whom she married May 18, 1957, at King Street United Brethren Church; her son, Donald E. Kramer and wife Pam Barnhart Kramer of Mercersburg; grandson, Michael D. Barnhart and wife Andrea Markarian; and great-granddaughter, Samantha Elizabeth Barnhart, all of Sunapee, NH. She is also survived by three brothers, Herbert K. Reilly, Jr. and wife Jean of Nyesville, PA, Robert Reilly and wife Barb of Blacklick, OH, and William E. Reilly of Seattle, WA; a sister, Kathy Fry and husband Eddie of Whidbey Island, WA; and Caitlin Rae Beck of Chambersburg, who Mrs. Kramer babysat for ten years and to whom she was affectionately known as "Honey". In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Jane Chismar. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM Friday, July 18, 2014 in the Chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg, PA, with the Rev. Paul B. Baker officiating. Private interment will be at Lincoln Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1-2:00 PM Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Quincy Home, P.O. Box 217, Quincy, PA 17247. Condolences and memories may be shared on her Book of Memories page at www.geiselfuneralhome.com
Funeral Home
Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Inc.
333 Falling Spring Road Chambersburg, PA 17201
(717) 264-6416
Funeral Home Details
Published in Public Opinion on July 15, 2014
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