US Air Force

Larry Keith Rommes, Sr.

October 27, 1934 ~ August 25, 2020 (age 85)

Obituary

Larry Keith Rommes Sr., 85, of West Deer Township, passed away on August 25, 2020 surrounded by loved ones after a battle with diabetes. He is survived by his beloved wife, Patricia A. Rommes, of 62 cherished and memorable years. Larry was a loving father to Larry (Kris) Rommes Jr., Debbie (Michael) Latronica, and Robbie Rommes.  He was a caring brother to Marilyn Rommes. He was an adored grandfather to Nikki (Tim) Burk, Jessica (Carl) Gazzo, Larry (Rebekah) Rommes III, Jennifer (Anthony) Trivinia, Jeffrey (Stephanie) Rommes, Michael (Jessica) Latronica, Nicholas (Sara) Latronica, Mathew (Marissa) Latronica, Joss Rommes, and Reese Rommes. And a cherished great-grandfather to Derek, Larry IV, Bella, Mea, Raine, Logan, Christopher, Olivia, Noah, Stella, Luca, Carson, Colton, Leah, and Rocco.

Larry was born in Curtisville, West Deer, on October 27, 1934, son of the late Harvey and Mildred (Jenkins) Rommes.  He was a 1952 graduate of West Deer High School.  From 1952-1956 he served in the United States Air Force as a Staff Sergeant.  Larry was a hardworking superintendent for Dick Corporation for 47 years.  He worked throughout the United States where he oversaw some remarkable projects, including the construction of the Civic Arena and PNC Park.  

Larry loved gardening, sports, golfing and spending time with his family and friends.  He enjoyed traveling to casinos with his loving wife, and in the last few years, he especially enjoyed taking his wife out to eat in restaurants. LOL!

Larry was proceeded in death by Vira Viale(sister), Charlene Porter (sister), Alvin Rommes (brother), and Ronald Rommes (brother).

Friends and family will be received from 2-4 & 6-8 pm on Friday, August 28, in the SIWICKI-YANICKO FUNERAL HOME, 23 McKrell Road, Russellton, West Deer Township. All Covid-19 Restrictions Will Be Followed, including wearing of masks, social distancing and no more than 25 people in the funeral home at any one time. A private family funeral service will be held on Saturday with the Rev. Robert Henry, officiating. Following he will be laid to rest in Bull Creek Cemetery, West Deer. View the obituary and leave condolences at www.siwicki-yanickofh.com. In lieu of flowers contributions may be sent, in his name, to the Bull Creek Presbyterian Church, 224 Tarentum Culmerville Road, Tarentum, PA 15084

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Services

Visitation
Friday
August 28, 2020

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Siwicki - Yanicko Funeral Home
PO Box 21 - 23 McKrell Road
Russellton, PA 15076

Visitation
Friday
August 28, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Siwicki - Yanicko Funeral Home
PO Box 21 - 23 McKrell Road
Russellton, PA 15076

Private Services

Siwicki - Yanicko Funeral Home
PO Box 21 - 23 McKrell Road
Russellton, PA 15076

Donations

Bull Creek United Presbyterian Church
224 Tarentum Culmerville Road, Tarentum PA 15084

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