Harry D. Cromer, 82

MARCH 3, 1930-JAN. 6, 2013

January 07, 2013

Harry Daniel "John" Cromer, 82, formerly of 460 Pangborn Blvd. and 11 W. Baltimore St. in Hagerstown, Md., died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at Julia Manor Health Care Center.

Born March 3, 1930, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late H. Earl and Rhuey M. Wolfe Cromer.

He was a member of Christ's Reformed Church.

He served in the U.S. Marines as a staff sergeant during the Korean War.

He was the owner of H. Earl Cromer's Store, 1938 to 1995, and was later employed by Hoffman's Transport.

He was a member of North American Rod and Gun Club and Western Maryland Sportsman's Club. He was a former member of Morris Frock American Legion Post 42.

He is survived by his wife, Geraldine R. Doyle Cromer; a daughter, Diane Bonebrake of Pennsylvania; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister, R. Natalie Johnston; a grandchild; and a great-grandchild.

Funeral services will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd. The Rev. Dr. Gregg R. Meserole will officiate. Burial will be in Boonsboro Cemetery, Boonsboro, Md. 

Graveside military honors will be conducted by American Legion Morris Frock Post 42.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Christ's Reformed Church, 130 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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