John E. Kramer Jr.
1935 - 2017
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John E. Kramer, Jr. of Ormond Beach, FL died on November 28, 2017. John was born on May 19, 1935 to John E. and Helen F. Kramer in Philadelphia, PA. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1956, followed by service in the U.S. Army, with an Honorable Discharge as Captain in the Infantry. He then went on to graduate with a Master's Degree from George Washington University, followed by a PhD from Yale University. John then went on to become a Professor of Sociology at the University of Missouri before settling at the State University of New York College of Brockport located outside Rochester, NY. Here he taught Sociology as a Full Professor for 29 years. John is survived by his wife of 59 years, Joan Andrews Kramer. He is also survived by his daughter, Susan Kamelgarn (Phillip) of Ormond Beach, FL and his son, John E. Kramer, 3rd of Austin, TX. John is also survived by his four grandchildren, Phillip and Sarah Kamelgarn of Ormond Beach, FL and Skye and Shelby Kramer of Austin, TX. He is also survived by his brother, Donald Kramer (Vicki) of Philadelphia, PA. The family wishes to express its' deepest gratitude to the staff of the 6th floor at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center in Daytona Beach, FL. The nursing staff, social workers and doctors provided the much-deserved care and compassion at a time in John's life when he needed it the most. Finally, the family is forever indebted to the staff of the Stuart F. Meyer Hospice House in Palm Coast, FL. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Florida Hospital Hospice Care. Private memorial arrangements will take place in Philadelphia, PA on December 9, 2017

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Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal on Dec. 3, 2017.
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January 22, 2018
I would like to extend my sympathies to Joan, John, Shelby, and Skye Kramer for their deep loss. I liked John's father very much, and I know my sister Ann did as well

Karen Veninga Driscoll
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