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James R. Kramer

January 12, 1942 ~ January 18, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old
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James R. Kramer Obituary

James R. Kramer, 81, of Grantville and formerly of Harrisburg passed away Wednesday, January 18, 2023.


Born January 12, 1942 in Harrisburg, he was a son of the late Thomas Colbert and Romaine (Cassel) Kramer.


Retired with 32 years of service from the Harrisburg Fire Department, he served with PEMA in New York City following 9/11 and was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam Era.  Jim was an avid miniature train collector and loved to travel, take cruises, snowmobile, camp and help others at the campground.


Surviving are his wife Linda L. (Moody) Kramer; step children Ronald Sweigert (Sandra) of Middletown, Joanne Glasmire (Brian) of Middletown, and Ryan Sweigert (Michelle) of Linglestown; brother Thomas C. Kramer of Linglestown; sister Diane Crumlich of Harrisburg; step grandchildren Juliana Barnes (Jeremy), Madison Sweigert, Peyton Sweigert, and Preston Sweigert; and step great grandson Wesley Barnes.


Services will be at the convenience of the family with interment in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.



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Private Service

Indiantown Gap National Cemetery
North State Route 934
Annville, Pennsylvania 17003


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