Gary Dwight Kromer, 82, lifelong resident of Western, PA, passed away Thursday, March 3, 2022 surrounded by his family.
The son of Delbert and LaRue (Kromer) Nichols, he was born March 31, 1939 in Clymer, PA.
Prior to retirement Gary was employed by Westinghouse Electric Corp, East Pittsburgh for over 30 years as a plant supervisor and consultant. He was a member of the Pittsburgh Downriggers Club.
Gary was an avid hunter, fisherman, and in his later years an avid movie watcher and critic. He enjoyed designing and fabricating parts and pieces for his many projects. He treasured time with family and friends and will be remembered for his loving, kind, and generous personality.
Surviving is his son, Randy Kromer and wife, Holly; sister, Gail Wallace; nieces, Karen (Daniel) Coolidge and Debbie (JoBob) Burris; nephew, Bill (Lori) Wallace; and many grand nieces and nephews.
Gary was preceded in death by his parents and a brother-in-law, Paul Wallace.
Friends will be received on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the John A. Lefdahl Funeral Home. An additional hour of visitation will be held on Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. with funeral service to immediately follow in the Lefdahl Chapel with Rev. Micah McMillen, officiating.
Interment will follow in the Oakland Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers a contribution can be made to either the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, PO Box 22324, New York, NY 10087; www.lls.org or the MDS Foundation, 4573 South Broad St, Suite 150, Yardville, NJ 08620; www.mds-foundation.org
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