LEWISTOWN - Russell E. Kromer Jr., 63, of Lewistown, died at 10:12 a.m. Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at his home.
Born March 18, 1951, in Coaldale, he was the son of Annastasia (O'Gorman) Williams and the late Russell E. Kromer Sr.
He is survived by: his companion of 25 years, Bessie E. Drake; his son, Brian Kromer, of Palmerton; his stepchildren, Gregory Peck and wife, Barbara, of Lewistown, Darlene M. Wilson and husband, Daniel, of Belltown, and Angela Young and husband, Steve, of McClure; granddaughter, Nicole Kromer; stepgrandchildren, Kea, Melixa and Trista Peck, Andrew, Gracie and Jack Wilson; and his siblings, Sandra Lauer and husband, Kevin, of Missouri, Janet Dreher and husband, Donald, of Lehighton, and Eugene Kromer and wife, Michelle, of Lehighton.
Russell was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and had been employed as a truck driver.
He enjoyed being with his grandchildren and watching television, especially MASH.
Funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions in Russell's memory can be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Funeral arrangements are under the care of the Hoenstine Funeral Home, 75 Logan St., Lewistown.
Online condolences can be offered to the family at www.hellerhoenstinefuneralhome.com.