Irma G. Kreamer


Irma Guigni Kreamer, 90, died in Phoenix, Maryland, on January 21.

Born in 1922, she was the daughter of Joseph and Maria Nicoletti. She grew up in Patterson, N.J.

Irma was an excellent musician, trained to play classical piano and sing soprano. During World War II, she put her keyboard skills to use for the U.S. Navy working at Wright Aeronautical, where she met Duncan Kreamer, her husband of 67 years.

After the war she helped Duncan build his law practice and raise their son, Robert, living first in Patterson and then in Upper Saddle River, N.J., before moving the Island permanently.

Irma and Duncan Kreamer began summering in Oak Bluffs in 1952 in Oak Bluffs, before moving here permanently 1970s, living in Vineyard Haven. Irma was an active volunteer at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital and Martha’s Vineyard Community Services’ Thrift Shop in Vineyard Haven. She was a multi-year blue ribbon recipient for baking at the Annual Agricultural Fair, and a beautiful contributor to church and tabernacles choirs across the Island.

Irma is survived by her loving son, Robert A. Kreamer and his wife, Nan, of Phoenix, Md., grandchildren Robert N. Kreamer and his wife, Marisa, of Beverly Hills, Calif., and Elizabeth K. Wittstadt and her husband, Kurt, of Parkville, Md., great-grandchildren Wittstadt of Parkville, Md., and Carolina M. Kreamer of Beverly Hills, Calif., and niece Barbara Veit of Wycoff, N.J.

Irma will be interred at Cedar Lawn Cemetery in Paterson, N.J.

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