Published in The Washington Post on Oct. 10, 2017
ALVIN KRAMER "Avi"
Alvin Kramer (named "Avi" by his grandchildren), passed away peacefully at home on
Saturday, October 7, 2017, after a brief illness. A native Washingtonian (born 1929),
Alvin attended Calvin Coolidge High School (1947), and served in the Navy during
the Korean War at the Anacostia Naval Station. He was a businessman in
He leaves behind Anita, his wife of 66 years; sons, Marty, Harvey and Sandy and their
spouses, Sandra, Susan, and Heidi; seven grandchildren and four
great-grandchildren, in America and Israel.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, at Judean
Memorial Gardens, 16225 Batchellors Forest Road, Olney, MD 20832. Burial will
The family will be receiving guests on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 7 to 9
p.m., at the residence of Harvey Kramer.
Donations may be made to Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (www.fidf.org).
Arrangements by Hines-Rinaldi Funeral Home, LLC, under Jewish Funeral Practices
Committee of Greater Washington Contract.