John William Cromarty, 82, of Hendersonville, NC passed away August 17, at Carolina Village Medical Center. He was born in Rochester, NY to Frank and Janet Cromarty. After graduating from Brighton High School in Rochester, he began his career with Rochester Gas & Electric Co., where he was employed for 38 years. He served in the 134th Ordnance Co. of the New York State National Guard for 8 years and was called to active duty at Fort Dix in 1961. He was an active Mason, having been a member of the Henrietta, NY Lodge No. 526, F. & A.M. in Henrietta, NY for many years, also serving as Master in 1969. He was of the Presbyterian faith. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Janice Huff.
Left to cherish his memory are his beloved wife Christine, granddaughter Tara Denker and his step-children, David, Lorraine and Jeremy Albright. A memorial service will be held 3:00 pm Monday, August 27, at Carolina Village Hall. Rev. Michael Wermuth will officiate. Guests will be received following the service in the main lobby of Carolina Village.
Special thanks and gratitude go to the angels who cared for John at the Carolina Village Medical Center and to the palliative care and hospice team from Four Seasons Compassion for Life.
Those wishing to make gifts in John’s memory may send them to the Hendersonville Rescue Mission, 639 Maple St, Hendersonville, NC 28792 or by clicking HERE.
Date: Monday, August 27, 2018
Time: 3:00 pm
Carolina Village Hall
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