Born: April 1, 1893

Died: January 11, 1958

Married: Edith M. Brown

Children: Mrs. Lucile Blesh, James Cromie, Robert Cromie

Roy J. Cromie was a World War I veteran.  He had been a a partner in the Saranac Lake Hardware Company for 21 years.

Adirondack Daily Enterprise, January 13, 1958


Roy J. Cromie, 64, passed away in his sleep on Saturday morning at his home at 21 Woodruff St.

The body is reposing at the Fortune Funeral Home, where there will be an Elks service tonight at 7:45, followed by an Odd Fellows service at 8 o'clock. Funeral services will be held at the Fortune Funeral Home tomorrow at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Lionel Driscoll, pastor of the Methodist Church, officiating. Interment will be in Pine Ridge cemetery in the spring.

Mr. Cromie was born on April 1, 1893, in Plattsburgh, the son of James W. and Myra Manley Cromie. He was married on September 14, 1920, to the former Edith M. Brown, who died on September 5, 1954.

He graduated from the Saranac Lake High School in 1912, and had been a partner in the Saranac Lake Hardware Company since 1937. He was a veteran of World War I, was a member of the Chamber of Commerce, a 20-year member of the American Legion, treasurer of the Lions Club, a member of the Elks and the Odd Fellows, of which he was past Noble Grand.

He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Lucile Blesh of North Syracuse, two sons, James of Fort Wayne and Robert of Gouverneur [remainder illegible]