Gary Kroh

Obituary of Gary R. Kroh

Smethport - Gary R. Kroh, 78, of Bradford, passed away Friday (March 1, 2024) at The Pavilion at BRMC, Bradford.


He was born August 21, 1945 in Bradford, the son of Wayne and Nora (Gaul) Kroh. He had been married to Margaret Martin, who survives.


Gary was a 1963 graduate of Bradford High School and received an Associate Degree in Computer Science from University of Pittsburgh, Bradford.


He worked as a lab technician for Kendall/Witco Co. of Bradford, and later for Sunoco before his retirement.  He co-owned Kroh Photography and Tuxedo Rental in Bradford for over 25 years.


Gary was a former Free Mason.


In addition to his ex-wife, he is survived by:

Two daughters:  Amy (Bradley Cole) Gustafson of Smethport and Krista (Rod) Bobby of Mercer, PA

Four grandchildren:  Katie & Emily Gustafson of Smethport and Zachary & Erin Bobby of Mercer, PA

One brother: Richard E. Kroh of Woodbridge, VA

And several nieces and nephews


In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Schreckengost.


Private services to be held at the convenience of the family.


Memorials, if desired, may be made to Sawyer Evangelical Church of Bradford or Crosstown Alliance Church of Olean, NY. Online condolences may be made at


Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Smethport.


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