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Dennis F Cramer

January 11, 1952 ~ June 11, 2018 (age 66)

Dennis F. Cramer, 66, of Schenectady, passed away on Monday, June 11, 2018 at Ellis Hospital.

Dennis was born January 11, 1952 in Albany, NY to the late Frederick Lewis Sr. and Mary (Schoup) Cramer and was a lifetime area resident.

He graduated from Schenectady High School and was a Correction Officer in Bedford Hills, NY. Dennis was in the US Navy, serving in Vietnam. He was a member of the American Legion, APA Pool League in Schenectady, NY.

Dennis married the late Carol Schoup Cramer. He is survived by his sons, David Riggi (Rebecca), of Guilderland, Dennis Riggi (Courtney) of Lansing, KA and Douglas Riggi, also of Lansing, KA; brothers, Wayne Cramer (Sue) of Rotterdam, Bruce Cramer (Katherine) of Scotia and Frederick Lewis Cramer Jr. (Dorothy) of Scotia; sisters, Pamela Dufort (Robert), of Ballston Spa, Vivian Levin (Mark) of Schenectady and the late Shirley Lane and Nancy Cramer. Also survived by eight grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be held on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at Bekkering-Ellis Funeral Home, 1 Mohawk Ave., Scotia. Calling hours will be Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. prior to the services at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Gerald B. H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Schuylerville, NY.

Special thanks to Lauren Cramer for her help with her uncle's care.

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Donations may be made to:

Wounded Warrior Project
7020 A.C. Skinner Parkway, Suite 100, Jacksonville FL 32256
Tel: 1-877-832-6997

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