Robert S. Cramer

01/03/1935 - 05/26/2022


Obituary For Robert S. Cramer

Robert S. Cramer

January 3, 1935 – May 26, 2022

Robert S. (Bob) Cramer, 87, Duncansville, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Thursday.

Bob was born in Altoona, son of the late John L. and Ruth N. (Hemcher) Cramer, Sr. On August 30, 1958 he married Mary E. Guyer.

Bob is survived by his loving wife, Mary; a daughter, Barbara Jo Daugherty and husband Larry of Hollidaysburg; three sons: Bradley R. Cramer and wife April (Davis) of Duncansville, Benjamin J. Cramer and wife Robin (Salisbury) of North Huntingdon, and Bruce J. Cramer and wife Lynn Janczukiewicz of Mount Pleasant, SC; grandchildren: Katie Dillon and husband Bill, Kyle Daugherty, Ashley Cramer, Joe Cramer, Charles Cramer, George Janczukiewicz and Louise Cramer; and a great-grandchild, Cooper Dillon.

He was preceded in death by sisters, Rose M. Cramer, Sara Zeek and Betty Imler; a brother, John Cramer, Jr.; brothers-in-law: Byron Guyer, Jay Guyer, Hank Zeek, and Richard Imler; and a sister-in-law, Esther Cramer.

Bob was a 1953 graduate of Hollidaysburg High School and retired Sgt. First Class from the US Army Reserves. He also retired from Penelec, after 26 years of service and previously worked at Imler’s Poultry and W.S. Lee and Sons.

He was an active member serving the Lord at Grace Family Bible Church. He was a life member of the NRA and volunteered his time with the Blair County Historical Society. He enjoyed hunting, especially deer hunting on Wopsy Mountain with the boys. He enjoyed traveling to many parts of the world, his favorite being Kenya, Africa and Iceland. He enjoyed nature, especially weeding on his hands and knees, cutting wood and watching birds from his easy chair. Most importantly, his grandchildren and great-grandchild were his pride and joy.

Friends will be received from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm, Tuesday, May 31, 2022, and from 10 am until the 11 am funeral service Wednesday, June 1, 2022, all at Grace Family Bible Church, 2243 Mill Road, Duncansville, PA 16635 with Pastor James Zaebst. Interment will be at Alto Reste Cemetery.

The family requests that memorial contributions be made to: Baptist International Missions, Inc., c/o Paul and Martha Daku, PO Box 9, Harrison, TN 37341 or Grace Family Bible Church, 2243 Mill Road, Duncansville, PA 16635.

Arrangements are by E. Merrill Smith Funeral Home, Inc. Condolences may be made at or Stevens Family Funeral Homes Facebook.

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  • 05/30/2022

    Our thoughts are with Molly and her family at this time of sorrow. Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. I fondly remember our hunting trip to Canada with Bob and Larry,

  • 05/30/2022

    I will alway remember our trip to California!! And the special name you gave!! Me .... (GRUMPLETHORP) Rest in peace heavens got another angel!! Love you ,will miss you!!🙏🏼

  • 05/30/2022

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