Duncan Kreamer


Duncan Kreamer, 92, died in Phoenix, Maryland, on October 8.

A resident of the Vineyard for 49 years, he started summering in Oak Bluffs in 1952 and moved permanently to the Island in the 1970s, where he lived at 140 Main Street in Vineyard Haven.

Mr. Kreamer was a lawyer and judge in Bergen County, New Jersey, and practiced law on the Island for many years.

Duncan graduated from Cornell University in 1940, was a President of the Old Timers Ham Radio Club, and member of the team that created the B-36, the first strategic bomber, during World War II.

Duncan is survived by his beloved wife, Irma (Guigni), his loving son, Robert, and his wife, Nan Kreamer, of Phoenix, Md., his devoted grandchildren, R. Nathaniel Kreamer (a former journalist at the M.V. Times) and his wife, Marisa Kreamer, of Beverly Hills, Calif., and Elizabeth K. and her husband, Kurt Wittstadt, of Phoenix, Md., his cherished great-grandchildren Carolina M. Kreamer of Beverly Hills, Calif., and Kurt Wittstadt II of Phoenix, Md., and his dear niece, Barbara Veit of Wyckoff, N.J.

Duncan’s funeral was held at Moore’s Funeral Home in Wayne, N.J., on Tuesday, October 12, and he was interred at Cedar Lawn Cemetery in Paterson, New Jersey.