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Jeanette R. (Vendramin) Bramer

1938 - 2021

East Chicago


Jeanette R. Bramer (nee Vendramin), age 82, of East Chicago, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at the VNA Horton Hospice Center, Valparaiso, Indiana. Devoted and loving mother of Steven A. (Ana) Bramer, Paul G. (Marge) Bramer, Karen Bramer and Janice Vasquez; cherished grandmother of Steven, Jr. (Megan), Danielle (Demecio), Stephanie (Al), Amanda, Melissa, Mark (Katie), Justin, Tabitha (Howard) and Amber; many great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, family and friends. Preceded in passing by her beloved husband of 49 years, Paul S. "Butch" "Doc" Bramer in 2007; her loving parents Angelo and Rose Vendramin and dearest sisters, Audrey Vendramin and Mary Joan (late Jerry) Roe.

Jeanette was a lifelong resident of East Chicago, Indiana and retired from the School City of East Chicago with over 30 years of service as a paraprofessional and Librarian. She was a longtime member and secretary of First Catholic Slovak Ladies Association. She was a longtime member of the former Assumption Parish and currently a member of St Patrick Church, Indiana Harbor. Jeanette loved being the Matriarch of her loving family. She enjoyed reading, gardening and all kinds of animals, but her true joy was spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Devoted to her family and community, Jeanette loved life, lived it to the fullest and will be missed by her loving family and many friends.

Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at St Patrick Church, 3802 Grand Boulevard, East Chicago, Indiana with Father Patrick Gaza, officiating. At Rest, St John-St Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Hammond, Indiana. Friends may visit with Jeanette's family on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at Oleska-Pastrick funeral home, 3934 Elm Street, East Chicago, Indiana. Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. with Deacon Ray Helfen, officiating.  Friends may also visit with the family on Thursday morning at St Patrick Church from 9:30 a.m. until time of mass. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations  may be made to Jeanette's family.

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April 6, 2021 6:13 PM
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Kim Mobley

April 4, 2021 11:12 PM

Will never forget the kindness she shared with my son as his Para. Throughout the years she continued to ask about him. May God grant her eternal rest ... Continue to watch over us .. Love Kim & Marcus Mobley

George&Hilda Pabey

April 4, 2021 7:07 PM

Our sincerest condolences to the family of Mrs. Bramer.🙏she was a very beautiful lady always helping everyone! Praying that the Lord will shower you all with Blessings of comfort strength and peace!🙏

Linda Carter

April 3, 2021 10:57 PM

My dear neighbor and friend for over 35 years, rest in Heaven Mrs Bramer( she always wanted me to call her Janet,) but I couldn’t, she was very dear to me always kept an eye on me, I always felt so protected when I looked up at her bedroom window and seen her smiling and waving at me., please continue watching over me from Heaven. Rest in Heaven my Angel. Janice I like to say to you don’t feel sad you really took great care of your Mom. My prayers are always with you, my sincere condolences.

Cindy wilson

April 3, 2021 10:40 PM

I love you Auntie. You are always in my heart. I will miss you. Give Uncle a hug from me. ✝️🙏❤️

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