Elaine M. Kramer Bimber, 84, of Russell, Pa. died Thursday evening, November 29, 2012 at Warren Manor Nursing Home after an illness of the past year.
She was born June 30, 1928 in Irvine, Pa. to the late Patrick and Clara Petri Archbold. She was a Warren and Russell area resident most of her life. Elaine was a 1946 graduate of Warren High School and was employed as a stamper with Blair Corporation, retiring from there after 17 years. She was a member of First Lutheran Church and enjoyed crocheting and knitting. Elaine was all about the grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband, Stanley W. Bimber, 3 sons James A. Kramer and wife Mary, William M. Kramer and wife Twila, Ronald M. Kramer and wife, Stacy; 1 daughter Carole J. Mahan all of Warren, Pa.; her stepchildren Denny Bimber and wife Nancy of Scandia, Pa., Gregg Bimber and wife, Pam of Pittsfield, Pa., Rodney Bimber and wife Ronda of Franklin, Pa., Tim Bimber and wife Betty Jo of Scandia, Pa., Cinda Tarr and husband John of N. Warren, Pa.; 1 sister Geneva Watson of Erie, Pa., 10 grandchildren, several stepgrandchildren, 20 greatgrandchildren, several stepgreatgrandchil den, several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, James W. Kramer, who died December 19, 1978, and 1 sister Clara Belle Archbold.
Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, Pa. on Sunday, December 2, 2012 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. A funeral service will be conducted Monday, December 3, 2012 at First Lutheran Church with Rev. David Blank, Pastor, officiating. Interment will be in Oakland Cemetery.
Those wishing to place memorials may do so through the Warren General Hospital Dialysis Unit, 2 Crescent Park, Warren, Pa. 16365. Email condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com.