Melvin R. “Mel” Kramer, 70, of Youngsville, PA., died Sunday,

October 1, 2017 at Allegheny Health Network, St. Vincent

Hospital, Erie, PA. He was born July 25, 1947 in Pittsburgh, PA.,

to the late Melvin R. Kramer and Betty Fey Kramer Carr. Mel was

a resident of Youngsville, PA., since 1994, moving there from

Pittsburgh, PA. He was a 1965 graduate of Millvale High School.

He was disc jockey for weddings and private parties, and was

employed as a truck driver with A.C.D.S. Inc. for several years,

retiring in 2006. Mel was a Vietnam War veteran, with the rank of

Sergeant, earning a National Defense Service Medal, Good

Conduct Medal, Vietnam Service Medal and a Campaign Medal.

He was a member of the Starbrick Disabled American Veterans

Chapter 75, Brookline American Legion, Life member of the

Veterans of Foreign Wars,

St. Luke’s R.C. Church and the church Knights of Columbus.

He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Susie O’Briant

Kramer whom he married March 29, 1969, 4 Children – Brian C.

Kramer of Grand Rapids, Michigan, Melvin R. Kramer, III of

Pittsburgh, PA., Jason M. Kramer and wife, Theresa of

Washington, PA., Katie E. Kramer of Pittsburgh, PA., 9 Siblings –

Bobby Kramer and wife, Bobbi, Jim Kramer and wife B.J., Ken

Kramer and wife, Joanne, Norman Kramer and wife, Shirley,

Nanette Drozdowski and husband, Ted, Betsy Powell and

husband, Rich, Danny Kramer and wife, Lisa, Donnie Kramer and

wife, Sue, Bernie Kramer and wife, Erin, 3 Step-Sisters – Judy

Mancuso and husband, Carmen, Cathy Ford and husband, Rich,

Denise Ellsworth, 3 Grandchildren – Lilly, Patrick and

Christopher Kramer, several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his

stepfather – Frank Carr. Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis

Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA., on Thursday,

October 5, 2017 from 6 to 8 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will

be conducted Friday, October 6, 2017 at St. Joseph R.C. Church,

600 Pennsylvania Avenue West, Warren, Pa., at 10:00 A.M. with

Fr. Richard Tomasone, Pastor, officiating. Interment will be in

Warren County Memorial Park, where full military honors will be

conducted by members of the Sheffield/Clarendon V.F.W.

Funeral Detail and the U.S. Army personnel. Those wishing to

place memorials may do so through D.A.V. Chapter 75. E-mail

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