November 16, 1941 - March 11, 2023
Wayne “Bink” Kraemer, 81, of Groveville, passed away at home on Saturday surrounded by his loving family.
Born and raised in Hamilton, Wayne was a lifelong Hamilton/Groveville resident.
Wayne was a member of the Local IBEW 269 Electrical Union for the past 60 years. He was also a longtime parishioner of St. Vincent DePaul Church in Yardville. While permanently disabled himself, Wayne spent many years as an advocate for the disabled in NJ. He volunteered his time in Hamilton Township as a coordinator for the Mayor’s Office for the Disabled, helping with tax credits for disabled Americans, as a member of the Disabled American Taxpayers Association, as well as being involved on the ground floor of Project Freedom. In his spare time, he attended his grandchildren’s extracurricular events, whenever possible. Wayne also enjoyed jigsaw puzzles as well as framing them into pictures. He was a very charitable and generous man, and most of all family always came first.
Son of the late Carl and Sophia Baron Kraemer, Sr., son-in-law of the late Frank and Theresa Guarino, brother of the late Carl Kraemer, Jr., he is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Joan Dambra Kraemer of 67 years; his three children; two sons, Ronald Kraemer and his wife Johanna, and Michael Kraemer and his wife Karen, and his daughter, Theresa Pagodin and her husband Ronald; brother, Ronald Kraemer and his wife Sonia; sister, Judith Grouser and her husband Frank; brother-in-law, Michael D’Ambra and his wife, Kat; sister-in-law, Barbara Wisdak; his aunt, Alfarata Nugent; ten grandchildren, Ronald (Nadia), Matthew (Samantha), Christopher (Shannon), Michael, Andrew (Hayley), Melissa (Marcus), Timothy (Akreeti), Steven (Angela), Alexander (Melissa), and Jason; five great- grandchildren, Luca, Lily, Stella, Alexis, and Evelyn; as well as several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
The family would like to extend special thanks to all of the Bayada “Angels” who cared for Wayne for the last several years.
A visitation for family and friends will be held Thursday morning, March 16, 2023, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Buklad-Merlino Yardville Memorial Home, 30 Yardville-Allentown Road in Yardville.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11:30 a.m. at St. Vincent DePaul Church, 555 Yardville-Allentown Road, Yardville, NJ 08620.
Entombment will follow in Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery in Hamilton Township.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the St. Vincent DePaul Society located in Yardville, NJ
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