October 10, 1926 – October 10, 2010
Rev. Patrick Joseph Cramer passed away on Sunday, October 10, 2010 at the age of 84 years.
Patrick was born October 10, 1926 in Drumheller, AB. He was ordained to the priesthood on May 21, 1950 by Bishop F Carroll at St. Anthony’s Church, Drumheller. Father Patrick served as assistant at St. Mary’s, Cathedral, Calgary and Christ the King Church, Claresholm. As Pastor, he served at Our Lady of Lourdes, Warner, St. Francis de Sales, High River, St. Mary’s, Brooks, St. George’s, Hanna and in Calgary at St. Joseph’s, St. Lukes, St. Anthony’s, St. Albert the Great and Sacred Heart. Father Patrick served as Vicar General from 1976 to 1998.
Father Patrick is survived by seven nephews, George Webber, Jim Webber, William Webber, Tom Perko, Rick Perko, Jeff Perko and Mark Perko; six nieces Patricia Lace, Mary Baines, Margaret Webber, Betty Michaud, Mary Jones and Kathy Perko, brother-in-law Tom Perko and numerous great nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his siblings, Delphine (George) Webber, Maryanne Cramer, Dr. Joseph (Maryanne) Cramer and Betty Perko.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at St. Mary’s Cathedral (219 – 18th Avenue S.W.) on Thursday, October 14, 2010 at 7:00 p.m.
Mass of the Resurrection will be concelebrated at St. Mary’s Cathedral (219 – 18th Avenue S.W.) on Friday, October 15, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. with The Most Reverend Frederick B. Henry DD, Principal Celebrant Graveside Service to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Rev. Patrick Cramer, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences