Philip D Rombach,78, of Lacona passed away July 1, 2019 at Crouse Hospital in Syracuse.

Phil was born February 15, 1941 in Richland, NY to Philip J and Ina (Cornwell) Rombach. He graduated from Pulaski High School in 1959. Phil married Rita G carpenter June 27, 1971 in Boylston, NY. She died January 27, 2013 at home. Phil was a fabricator / welder and retired from Church & Dwight Company in Syracuse in 2006 and also worked at Syracuse China. He was a US Navy Veteran, Member of the Half Shire Historical Society and also served on the Town of Boylston Planning Board.

Phil is survived by several cousins, a niece Jennifer Boltwood, 1 great nephew, a sister-in-law Patricia Eberle of Camillus and many friends. He was predeceased by a sister Mary Rombach in 2001.

Per Phil’s wishes there are no calling hours or funeral. There will be a private burial at Richland Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Half Shire Historical Society, PO Box 73, Richland, NY 13144, or an animal shelter of your choice.

Arrangements are with Summerville Funeral Home, Sandy Creek, NY.

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