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Dorothy A. (Fusko) Cromi

April 27, 1927 ~ January 7, 2017 (age 89)

Dorothy A. Cromi,
age 89, of Canton died Saturday following a prolonged illness. A life resident of Canton, she was the daughter of the late Nicholas & Pauline Fusko. She was a 1945 graduate of Timken Vocational High School, worked as a legal secretary and for 15 years with her husband Bernie, ran the Steel Deck Institute until their retirement in 1997. She was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church, where she served as a Eucharistic minister; the St. Peter's Ladies Guild/Women's Club and was part of the St. Peter's Bereavement Luncheon Committee. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: Bernard E. Cromi in 2016 and son: Bernard T. Cromi in 2010. Dorothy is survived by son: Richard (Patty) Cromi of N. Canton; daughter: Jane (Jerry) Perez of Providence, Rhode Island; brother: Joseph Fusko of Canton; grandchildren: Ellen, Natalie and Marie. Mass of Christian burial will be Friday at 11:00 am in St. Peter Catholic Church with Fr. Edward L. Beneleit as celebrant. A private burial for the family will follow in Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call Friday morning from 9:00 to 10:30 am in the Wackerly Funeral Home. A special thank you to the staff of Bethany Nursing Home for their kindness and care. Donations may be made in her name to Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation,, 383 Main Ave, 5th Floor, Norwalk, CT 06853. For those unable to attend services you may register on line at our: “On Line Registry Page” at
(Wackerly 330 455-5235)


 Service Information

January 13, 2017

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

Funeral Mass
January 13, 2017

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

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