Matthew J. Cramer, age 89, of Alsip, IL, passed away peacefully on September 9, 2021.
Matthew is the loving husband to the late Eileen (nee Healy) Cramer; proud father to Therese (Paul) Sundberg, Mary Ann (Kenneth) Trzyna, Margaret (James) Laskero, the late Rita Cramer, Susan (Jeffrey) Szubert; devoted grandfather to Tracey (Brian) Potempa, Erik (Shannon) Sundberg, the late Michael Trzyna, Steven (Kathleen) Trzyna, Matthew Laskero, Alexandra (Brian) Fitzgerald, Jospeh Laskero, Daniel Laskero, Rebecca Szubert, Jeffrey Szubert, and Adam Szubert; great grandfather to Isabella Potempa, Ethan Potempa, Arden Sundberg, Ian Sundberg, Ava Trzyna, Scarlett Trzyna, James Trzyna, and Adrian Fitzgerald; cherished son to the late Mathew and Winifred Cramer; brother of the late Thomas Cramer and the late John Cramer Sr.; fond buddy to “Sporty”.
Matthew honorably served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a self-employed painter and decorator, a trade he learned from his father. Matthew was a faithful member of St. Terrence Catholic Church in Alsip. He was also active in local politics and community service.
Matthew’s Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 11:30 am at St. Terrence Catholic Church (4300 W. 119th Pl.; Alsip, IL. 60803). He will be laid to rest in Saint Mary Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to the Alzheimer’s Association https://www.alz.org/ would be appreciated by Matthew’s family.
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