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Christmas Eve morning our dear Dad passed into the arms of his Heavenly Father.
Meade E. Kramer was born on April 10, 1927, on a farm in rural McAlisterville, to the late Earl and Sallie (Beaver) Kramer. He married the former Evalene Bailey on Dec. 2, 1944, who preceded him in death on Oct. 19, 2015. Their marriage of almost 71 years was one of love and total devotion to each other.

The life Meade lived was a wonderful example to all who knew him. He is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Terry and Pam and Barry and Jean, of Beaver Springs. He was a loving grandfather to Tonya and her husband Brent Brugler, Tara and her husband Travis Paige, Joe and his wife Lesa, and Jennifer and her husband Timothy Powell. He adored his great-grandchildren Bailey, Tessa and Talya Brugler, Rayna, Griffen and Eva Paige, Joseph Kramer, Kristie, John Daniel, and Karlee Powell, and step-granddaughter, Autumn Young. Meade is also survived by a brother, Leon and his wife Madeline, of Mifflin; and sister-in-law, Helen M. Knepp, of Beaver Springs; and nieces and nephews.
In addition to his wife, Meade was preceded in death by a son in infancy, Bobby; brothers, Dick and Wayne; and granddaughter, Christina Marie and husband John Furgison.

Meade liked being busy and helping others. He and Evalene enjoyed camping with their 5th-wheel travel trailer, and spending their winters in Florida. Meade and Evalene were blessed with many wonderful friends with whom they would travel with. They were members of the Rambling Sams Camping Club.
Meade was employed by Standard Steel in Burnham, for 35 years, and also operated Meade E. Kramer and Sons Electrical.
Meade served on the Spring Township Water and Sewer Authority, on the Church Council for Christ Church in Beaver Springs, where he was a faithful member,and was a past supervisor for Spring Township.

A special thank you to Meade's loving and dedicated caregivers who enabled him to be at home.

Friends and family will be received from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Christ Church where the funeral will follow at 11, with the Rev. Jim Matthews officiating.
Burial will follow in Penns Creek Community Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Christ Church, 800 Center Ave., Beaver Springs, PA 17812.

Arrangements are by the Pheasant Funeral Home, 316 W. Market St., Beavertown.
Published on December 26, 2017
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