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Bernard E Cromi

October 16, 1926 ~ October 28, 2016 (age 90)

Bernard E. Cromi,


age 90, of Canton, died Friday October 28, 2016 in Mercy Medical Center. Born in Detroit, he was the son of the late John & Mary (Vereb) Cromi and had lived in Canton most of his life. A graduate of Timken Vocational School, he served in the U.S. Army, worked at Macomber Inc, Steel Deck Institute where he retired and played professional baseball for a minor league baseball franchise. Bernie was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church where he was served as a Eucharistic Minister & usher, a member of Canton Council #341, K of C where he served as treasurer, the K of C Bowling League, the Hall of Fame Luncheon Club, the N.E.O.H. Basketball Official's Assn and was an avid golfer. For 30 years he was a high school/college basketball official and was inducted into the Stark County Amateur Basketball Hall of Fame. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death his son: Bernard T. Cromi who died 2010; brother: Raymond Cromi and sister: Mary Zuzich. He is survived by his wife: Dorothy (Fusko) Cromi of the home; son: Richard (Patty) Cromi of N. Canton; daughter: Jane (Jerry) Perez of Providence, Rhode Island; sister: Jean (Gene) Barber of Canton; grandchildren: Ellen, Natalie and Marie. Mass of Christian burial will be Monday at 11:00 am in St. Peter Catholic Church with Fr. Edward L. Beneleit as celebrant. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call Monday morning from 9:00 to 10:30 am in the Wackerly Funeral Home. Donations may be made in his name to the St. Peter's Church Organ Fund. For those unable to attend services you may register on line at our: “On Line Registry Page” at


(Wackerly 330 455-5235) 

 Service Information

October 31, 2016

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Wackerly Funeral Home
1375 Market Ave North
Canton, OH 44714

Funeral Mass
October 31, 2016

11:00 AM
St. Peter Catholic Church
726 Cleveland Ave NW
Canton, OH 44702

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