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North Beach Haven, NJ - Robert W. Cramer, 92, of North Beach Haven, NJ, passed away peacefully on January 5, 2018 while being cared for at Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin, NJ.

A WWII Veteran, Robert enlisted in the Navy and was selected to join the Submarine service and served aboard the USS Charr from 1943 to 1946. His service included wolf-pack patrols in the North Atlantic as well as operations in the South Pacific.

A natural born salesman, he served as a territorial sales manager for The Otis Elevator Company as well as Atlas Screw & Specialty Co., retiring in 1988.

A man of the community, and resident of Montgomery Township, NJ for over 30 years, Robert supported such organizations as The Boy Scouts of America. As a coach, umpire, and manager, he enjoyed his time with the local youth basketball program. He was a charter member of The Dunellen Blue Streak Sports Athletic Club, as well as The Little Lads and Lassie Basketball Organization, which was later adopted by The Montgomery Township Recreation Committee. Serving as an Assistant Director, he helped with the Annual Montgomery Day in May Program. He served as director of Central Jersey Civil Defense. Robert volunteered his time at the Old & New Shop for Southern Ocean County Hospital.

A proud veteran, he was a lifelong member of The Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 35, Manahawkin, NJ, was a Life Member of Submarine Veterans, WWII, Gudgeon Chapter, and a lifelong member of US Submarine Veterans, Inc.

A man of faith, Robert served on the Board of Governors for the Spray Beach Chapel, and a past deacon of the First Presbyterian Church of Tuckerton, NJ.

A member of the Spray Beach Yacht Club, He proudly serving as Commodore in 1998.

He was married to the love of his life Nancy Schmeyer in 1949 and had four children (three sons and a daughter).

He is preceded in death by his mother and father, Florence and Austin L. Cramer of Dunellen, NJ, brother Austin B. Cramer of VA., son Jeffrey T. Cramer (Amy) of Bedminster, NJ, and granddaughter Kaitlyn E. Cramer of Hanover, VA. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, daughter Nancy K. Miller (Robert) of Hopewell, NJ, son Col. Robert A. Cramer (Beverly) of Ringoes, NJ, and son Daniel W. Cramer (Susan) of Hanover, VA, 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

A Funeral Service will be held Saturday, January 13th, 2018 at 11:00 AM at the First Presbyterian Church of Tuckerton, 210 East Main Street, Tuckerton, NJ 08087. A Memorial Service at The Spray Beach Yacht Club will be arranged in the spring. Time and date to be determined.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Mr. Cramer's memory may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Tuckerton, 210 East Main Street, Tuckerton, NJ 08087 or the Special Olympics, check payable to Area 31, P.O. Box 28554, Henrico, VA, 23228.
Published in Beach Haven Times on Jan. 11, 2018
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