Thomas Glenn Crater
April 18, 1954 - January 13, 2012
Thomas G. Crater, loving father, grandfather, son, brother, uncle and friend to many, went to be with the Lord on January 13, 2021.
Born in Akron, Ohio to Glenn and Kathleen Crater; he enjoyed boating, fishing, going to the beach and spending time with family. He was young at heart, fun, caring and always willing to lend a helping hand.
He married the love of his life Jill. Together they made a life in California with their children, Shannon and Travis. Tom owned his own contracting business.
Tom was preceded in death by Jill (Sampson), his wife of 20 years, and his father Glenn Crater. He is survived by his loving children: Shannon Palumbo and Travis Crater, mother Kathleen Crater, siblings: Linda (Gary) Dantz, Elaine (Michael) Sams, Paul (Jeannie) Crater, and Kathy (Dean) Gulbrandson, grandsons: Noah and Logan Palumbo, and many nephews, nieces, and friends.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a private Celebration of Life memorial service will be held on Friday, February 26, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Hennessy-Bagnoli-Moore Funeral Home, 936 N. Main Street, Akron. Tom’s final resting place is at Loma Vista Memorial Park in Fullerton, CA.
In honor of Thomas G. Crater, flowers are welcome and may be sent to Hennessy-Bagnoli-Moore Funeral Home, 936 N. Main Street, Akron, Ohio 44310. The family invites you to sign the online guestbook and share fond memories.
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