Richard J. Cromwell, 58, Altoona, passed away at his home after a brief illness. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio, son of Richard W. and Mary E. (Ramsey) Cromwell. He married Joan M. Williams May 4, 1995, in Altoona.
Surviving is his wife Joan; his sister Brenda and brother Lenny, both in Ohio; 3 step-daughters: Nichole Hollibaugh, Mandy Drost, and Stephanee Drost, and 6 grandchildren: David Hollibaugh, Alexis Drost, Peyton Drost, Aiden Kennedy, Mason Kennedy, and Emma Hanley.
Richard had a food-service background, and enjoyed cooking. He was known as an amazing cook and an avid artist, and enjoyed being the family “handyman”, often using his skills to tinker and fix things needing repair. He had faith in God, and had attended Restored Apostolic Ministries of Altoona.
A Celebration of Life will be held from 11 :00AM until 2:00 PM Saturday, March 30, 2019, at Restored Apostolic Ministries of Altoona, 1500 North 6th Ave, Altoona, PA 16601.