Carole D. Kromer 1946-2022

NILES — Carole D. Kromer, 75, of Niles, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022, at Mercy Health-St. Joseph Warren Hospital.

She was born Aug. 29, 1946, in Morgantown, W.Va., the daughter of Harold “Bud” and Nancy Lipe Kelley.

She was a 1964 graduate of Morgantown High School, assistant to the dean of dentistry at West Virginia University, secretary for Beta Sigma Phi sorority, and enjoyed reading, spending time with family and ceramics.

She will be sadly missed by her husband, Robert P. Kromer Sr., whom she married Sept. 23, 1972; a son, Robert P. Kromer Jr. and his wife, Mariann, of Niles; a daughter, Kristen Holland of Liberty; a brother, Dennis Kelley and his wife, Sue, of Clayton, N.C.; a sister, Rhonda Shaffer and her husband, Lt. Col. (Ret.) David, of Somerset, Ky.; and four grandchildren, Haley, Donovan, Kennedy and Riley.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Friends may call 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022, at the Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home in Niles. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Erica L. Brown officiating. Facial coverings are mandatory for all family and friends coming to pay their respects, during all services at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Niles City Cemetery.

Arrangements are being handled by The Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home in Niles.

Family and friends can visit www.josephrossifuneralhome.com to view this obituary and send condolences to Carole’s family.

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