Obituary of Joseph M. Schramp, Jr.
Joseph M. “Mike” Schramp, Jr., age 70, of Lee Center, passed away on February 18, 2022, at Rome Health.
Joseph was born in Rome on April 1, 1951 to the late Joseph Sr. and Betty (Boyson) Schramp. He proudly served his country during the Vietnam War in the U.S. Marine Corps, and was honorably discharged as a Lance Corporal. He was employed in various jobs until he graduated from MVCC, Utica College, and Syracuse University, obtaining his Master’s Degree in Social Work. He retired from the CNY Psychiatric Center in Marcy as a social worker. On August 31, 1985, he was united in marriage to Ann M. Gymburch, at Trinity Episcopal Church in Boonville.
Joseph loved hunting, fishing, spending time with family on his boat, enjoying family dinners, and driving his Ford Raptor truck.
Joseph is survived by his loving wife, Ann; his daughters, Amanda J. Ferkel (Ed), and Samamtha Schramp (Chris Todd); his grandson, Reece Jonathan; his step-grandson, Mason; his sisters, Susan Scalero, and Lynn Jenks (Dennis); brothers in law, John A. Gymburch (Karen), and Tom Power; several nieces and nephews; his good friends, Don Yager and Jim Tracy; and his beloved pets, Spencer, Ginny, Tony, and Rocket, along with his grand-dogs, Gauge, Kally, and Olive. He was predeceased by his son, Jonathan M Schramp; his sister, Barbara Power; a brother-in-law, Ernie Scalero; a niece, Lisa Scalero; and his best friend, Dave Chapin.
Funeral services with Military Honors, will be held on Thursday at 6:00 PM, at the Barry Funeral Home, 807 W. Chestnut Street.
Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday from 3 to 6 PM, prior to the funeral.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Ronald McDonald House, 1100 E. Genesee Street, Syracuse, NY 13210
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