Joseph F. Kramer "Uncle Bud" age 92, of Mantua Twp. passed away on Sunday, August 18, 2019. He was born at home in Mantua to the late Joseph B. Kramer and Helen M. (Daminger). Joe worked as a truck driver and heavy equipment operator. In his spare time he enjoyed fishing, hunting, turkey shooting and farming. Most of all Joe loved driving in his truck to visit the Caltabiano's, Leone's, Henry Schaub, and Jim Parks.
He is survived by his wife of 19 years, Alysa Kramer (nee Peifer), his children, Wilma, Nancy, Joseph, Steven, and Tommy, many grandchildren and great grandchildren, his sister, Barbara Ann Christian and his nephew who he loved and adored, Michael Kavlunas. He was predeceased by his siblings, Charles, Tommy, Billy, Carol, Clara and Mildred.
Family and Friends visit from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm on Wednesday, August 21st, at Smith Funeral Home, 47 Main Street Mantua, NJ where funeral services will be held at 7:30 pm. Interment will be private. Memories and condolences can be shared at www.smithfhmantua.com