- Local Guide
Trudell Katherine Bingaman Gromley, 86, Burnside, died Sunday, April 17, 2011, at home.
She was born Feb. 16, 1925, in Banks Township, Indiana County, a daughter of Melvin E. and Violet E. (Spencer) Bingaman, and step-mother Cora V. Bair Bingaman.
April 6, 1946, she married Elmer E. Gromley, who survives, in Burnside, Indiana County.
Mrs. Gromley was a member of the First Baptist Church in Glen Campbell and also attended Christian churches in Gipsy and Cookport.
She was a graduate of Montgomery Township High School, and she was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She loved her Lord Jesus Christ and wanted the world to believe and be baptized. She lived her life for her Lord, family and friends.
In addition to her husband, surviving relatives include her three children, Elmer Gromley Jr., Kathryn A. Gromley, and William B. Gromley and wife Tracey; two grandchildren, Angela Gromley, and Chad Gromley and wife Nalini; a great-grandson, Andrew Michael Gromley; four step-grandchildren, Dave Small, Katrina Clapsaddle, Kathy Wright and Joy Getch; and several step-great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
She is also survived by her special friends Robert Crawford and Betty Cessna, along with several loving nieces and nephews, and also a special care-giver, Lori Webster.
Mrs. Gromley was the only surviving member of her immediate family. She was preceded in death by siblings Ruby Bair Crook, Harry, Clarance, Ernest, Leonard and Eugene Bingaman and Louise Yakimovicz, and a daughter-in-law, Dot Gromley.
There will be no viewing, and a private memorial service will be held at the family's convenience. Arrangements are under the direction of the Richard L. Fait Funeral Home, Punxsutawney.
Condolences may be received by mail at 9 Gospel Lane, Cherry Tree, Pa. 15724.