Margaret T. Kramer1,2,3

F, (28 February 1908 - 27 May 2002)
     Margaret T. Kramer was born on 28 February 1908 at Lykens Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.2,3 She was the daughter of Frank Kramer and Mary Hoffman.2 Margaret T. Kramer married Harry Beshore Updegraff, son of Harry Fortenbaugh Updegraff and Rebecca Beshore, circa 1945.1,2 Margaret T. Kramer died on 27 May 2002 at Holy Spirit Hospital, East Pennsborough Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, at age 94 years, 2 months and 29 days.2,3 She was buried on 31 May 2002 in the Rolling Green Cemetery, located in Camp Hill, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania.2
     She was widowed at age 68 by the death of Harry on 8 January 1977.1,4 Her obituary was published on 30 May 2002 in the The Patriot-News, printed in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. Her obituary stated:

     Margaret T. "Peg" Updegraff, 94, of Lemoyne, died Monday, at Holy Spirit Hospital, East Pennsboro Twp.

     She was a retired bank teller from the former CCNB of Enola. She was a member of St. Theresa Catholic Church, New Cumberland; St. Anthony's Guild, since 1933; AARP; and Columbian Club. She enjoyed gardening and reading.

     She was born February 28, 1908, in Lykens, to the late Frank and Mary (Hoffman) Kramer.

     She was the widow of Dr. H. B. Updegraff, MD; she is survived by a son, Karl Friederich Updegraff of Hampden Twp; a brother, Joseph Kramer of Lillington, NC; a sister, Mary Yontz of Harrisburg; and granddaughter, Kelly U. Miller of Frederick, MD.

     Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday, at her church, with the Rev. Msgr. Robert E. Lawrence officiating. Burial will be in Rolling Green Memorial Park, Lower Allen Twp. Visitation will be from 9: 30-10: 30 a.m. Friday, at Parthemore Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., New Cumberland.

     Memorial contributions may be made to the Caring Community of her church, 1300 Bridge Street, New Cumberland, PA 17070. For more information, visit
The Social Security Death Index gives the last residence of record for Margaret as Lemoyne, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania.3

Child of Margaret T. Kramer and Harry Beshore Updegraff

Last Edited=3 May 2010


  1. [S15] June (Shaull) Lutz, History of the Op Den Graef / Updegraff Family (Grand Rapids, Michigan; 1433 Elderwood Ct. N.W.: J. S. Lutz, 1988), p. U-226.
  2. [S2008] "Margaret T. Updegraff obituary," The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania), 30 May 2002, p. B06; NewsBank subscription database (, America's Obituaries & Death Notices by NewsBank, Record No. 2112590. Accessed 3 May 2010.
  3. [S2007] Social Security Death Index, RootsWeb online, at <> (Baltimore, Maryland: U.S. Social Security Administration, 23 Apr 2010 update). The SSDI component of RootsWeb online is drawn from the Social Security Death Benefits Index of the U.S. Social Security Administration. MARGARET T UPDEGRAFF, birth listed as 28 Feb 1908, died listed as 27 May 2002, issued in the State of 3 May 2010. Last residence Lemoyne, Cumberland, PA 17043, last benefit (none specified). Accessed unknown cd8.
  4. [S2007] SSDI, RootsWeb online. (HARRY UPDEGRAFF, birth listed as 23 Jul 1911, died listed as Jan 1977, issued in the State of Pennsylvania. Last residence Lemoyne, Cumberland, PA 17043, last benefit (none specified). Accessed 3 May 2010.).