Peter J. Rommel, 80, of Warren died Friday morning May 25, 2018 at Caprice Health Care in North Lima following complications from diabetes. He was born April 11, 1938 in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Joseph and Miriam (Frohnhoeffer) Rommel.
Peter was the founder of Rommel Electric Inc. in 1972 and had been a forty year member of the I.B.E.W Local 573. Throughout his life he had owned various businesses including new home construction and rental properties.
He was an active member of Christian Life Church in Canfield, Ohio.
He loved to fly and held a private pilot’s license including his instrument rating. He founded the local Northeast Ohio Chapter of Pilot’s for Christ and was the International President for several years. P.C.I. flew “missions of mercy” transporting individuals with severe health issues for medical treatments and surgery. He was also a Coast Guard Auxiliary member and had served on the board of the Warren Family Mission.
Besides his wife, the former Frances Miceli, whom he married January 7, 1961, he leaves his daughter, Jacquelyn (Larry) Tura; two granddaughters, Lauren (Scott) Tenney, and Lindsay Tura, and his two great-grandchildren, Audrianna Tura and Conner Tenney.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Audrey Rommel.
Funeral services will be held at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday May 30, 2018, at the Staton-Borowski Funeral Home in Warren with Pastor Chris Woolley officiating. Friends may call two hours prior to the services from 5-7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests material contributions take the form of donations to Christian Life Church, 6101 South Raccoon Road, Canfield, Ohio