Donald Troy Cromer, 80, of Newberry, widower of Mary Ochiltree Cromer, died Tuesday, December 1, 2015, at Newberry County Memorial Hospital.

Born on April 26, 1935, in Youngstown, OH, he was the son of the late Benny Troy and Dorothy Flynn Cromer. Mr. Cromer served in the S.C. National Guard and was retired from Kendall Company – Oakland Plant. He was a member of St. Mark's Catholic Church and the Shriner's and the C.B. Club.

He is survived by a son, Vincent D. Cromer of Newberry; daughters, Dorothy Broadwell of Starr, Debbie Brazell of Columbia, Pamela Berley of Newberry, Mary Yost of Pomaria and Michelle Brazell of Whitmire; nine grandchildren and twenty great-grandchildren. Mr. Cromer was predeceased by a sister, Nancy Ferry.

A memorial service will be held at 2:30 pm Friday, December 4, 2015, at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home Chapel. Memorials may be made to the Shriner's Hospital, 950 W. Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605.

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#16 Susie Stevens 2015-12-04 19:36
I am so sorry to hear of Mr. Donald's passing away. I offer my deepest sympathy to the entire family. I especially send love to Pam who was one of my closest friends in high school. God bless each and every one of you now and in the days to come.
#15 Cathy Shealy 2015-12-04 05:07
May the grace of God give you peace now and forever. I am so sorry to hear about Mr.Donnie . What a wonderful reunion they will be having in heaven when he is reunited with his family and friends from Oakland Mill.
God Bless You All !
Cathy Derrick Shealy & Family
#14 Julia Easterlin 2015-12-03 21:55
Pam and family, I am saddened to hear of your loss. I pray peace and comfort over you and all of the family.
#13 Kay&Mike Seegers 2015-12-03 18:15
We are so sorry for your loss, may The Lord give you all strength and peace in the days ahead, god bless you all.
#12 Angela Floyd 2015-12-03 10:48
Vince, I am so sorry to hear of your fathers passing. Please know that I am thinking of you!
#11 Jim and Jean Counts 2015-12-03 09:30
We sent our love and sympathy to the family.
#10 Andrea Hawkins 2015-12-03 08:41
We are praying for your family. May our Lord give comfort and peace during this time.
#9 Debbie T McCullough 2015-12-02 21:34
Cromer family, sorry for your loss. Your Daddy was one of a kind!!! All ways was so nice to me.
#8 Carol Ann Lucas 2015-12-02 20:10
So sorry to hear about Donald! I know he will be greatly missed. I have many fond memories of him when we worked together at the hospital. I can't help but smile thinking about his fun spirit. I also smile thinking about how much he loved his children. He was always so proud of all of you. I pray for you guys to have peace and comfort!
#7 Dawn Shealy 2015-12-02 16:25
I am saddened to hear of your loss. Mr. Donnie was a great man who always brought a smile to my face. I will be praying for the entire family during this difficult time.
Dawn & Ava
#6 Pam Faile 2015-12-02 16:04
Debbie, I was so sorry to learn of your father's passing. I am thinking of you at this time. I know how much you loved your daddy, and I know this is a hard time for you. I will not be able to attend the service as I have an appointment at 2:30 in Columbia on Friday, but wanted you to know that I will be thinking of you. Mr. Donnie has a great daughter in you! Your friend and customer at
Bilo, Pam Faile
#5 MOSES WISE 2015-12-02 15:29
#4 Vicki Hendrix 2015-12-02 14:00
Vince & family,
I am so sorry for your loss. You have my deepest sympathy.
#3 Mary Jo L Piester 2015-12-02 08:53
We are sorry for you and your Family's loss Vincent. May the Lord give you all comfort, strength, peace, and grace today and the days ahead during this most difficult time. God Bless ~ William & Mary Jo Piester ~ Billie L Lominick
#2 Rose & Chuck Meadows 2015-12-01 18:51
We are so sorry to hear about Mr.Donnie,we pray God will be with you in the days to come.
#1 Carla Ammons 2015-12-01 16:27
I am very sorry to hear of Mr. Donnie passing away. I pray y'all find comfort during this hard time.

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