Philip Gromoll

Visitation & Burial

There will be no visitation. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

Obituary of Philip J. Gromoll

With heavy heart we announce the passing of Philip J Gromoll, 91, of Kingston, NY, on July 29,2023. A loving father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, father-in law and friend. He will be missed dearly by all who knew and loved him. Born in St. Remy, NY to Elizabeth and August Philip Gromoll July 15, 1932 He enlisted in the US Marine Corps at the age of 17. Philip served two tours of duty both in the Korean Conflict. Most notably was the Choisin Reservoir Campaign and Battles of Inchon, Wansan and Hungnam. Phil was a very proud member of the Marine Corps serving as a corporal in Angelico 1st and 7th Marines, 1 Marine Division. Phil has joined his beautiful wife of 66 years, Mary who recently passed on September 21, 2022. He loved and missed Mary every day. He is also joined by his beloved pet dog Jake whom he idolized. Phil is survived by his four daughters; Debra Fassbender (John), Beverly Berardi (Michael), Susan Berardi (William), and Cynthia Ham (Michael). He is also survived by his grandchildren: Dante Berardi (Amanda), Dana Mc Namara (Kevin), Philip Berardi (Kristina), Marya Berardi, Michelle Ham and Ryan Ham (Katie), and great grandchildren; Mariella and Clark Mc Namara, Siena and Julie Berardi, Claire and Nora Berardi and Jett Ham. He is also survived by his sisters Charlotte While, Ruth Dahl and Elizabeth Tedrow as well as several nieces and nephews, Brother-in Law Kenneth Sickler (Elaine) and Roger Temple and Lynn Sickler. Phil was predeceased by his parents Elizabeth and Phil and his brothers Frank and Otto. The highlights of Phil’s retirement were spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren spoiling them with treats and handmade wooden toys and doll houses. Phil was known as a very quiet man with a big heart. He was a great baker often making his famous cheesecake for friends and family. He enjoyed sitting in his yard watching the birds and squirrels who were surrounded by Phil's beautiful garden. He was a master carpenter that made toys for the grandchildren,, made cabinets and other woodworking projects in each of his children's homes. Phil designed and transformed vans into beautiful travel homes that won awards and were published on several magazines. Phil will forever be in our hearts. SEMPER FI There will be no visitation and burial will be at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the direction of the Henry J. Bruck Funeral Home, 261 Broadway, Kingston, NY.
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