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Thomas DiGiroloma, Jr.

July 6, 1950 ~ May 6, 2022 (age 71)


Tom DiGiroloma, Jr., 71, passed away on May 6, 2022.  He was born July 6, 1950 in Akron to the late Thomas, Sr. and Ann DiGiroloma.  Tom was a Navy Combat Veteran that did two tours in Vietnam.  Tom loved spending time with his family.  He especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and taking them golfing. 


Besides his parents, Tom was preceded in death by his brother, Joseph.  He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Cheryl; sons, Thomas III (Julie) and Anthony (Missy); grandsons, Vincenzo and Francesco; sister, Patricia (Robert) Smoley; as well as many nieces, nephews, family, and friends.


A funeral mass will be held at 11 A.M. on Thursday, May 12, 2022 at St. Paul Catholic Church, 1580 Brown Street, Akron, Ohio 44301 with Fr. Matthew Pfeiffer officiating.  Family and friends may call on Wednesday from 3:30 to 6:30 P.M. at the Schermesser Funeral Home, 600 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Road, Akron, Ohio 44319.  Inurnment will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery.  Memorial contributions can be made in Tom’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Pl, Memphis, TN 38105-9959 or to Summa Health Foundation, Summa Hospice, P.O. Box 2090, Akron, OH 44398-6153.  To leave a special message online for the family, visit our website at

(330) 899-9107


Memorial Contributions:

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105

Summa Health Foundation
P O Box 2090
Akron OH 44398-6153






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May 11, 2022

3:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Schermesser Funeral Home
600 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Road
Akron, OH 44319

Funeral Mass
May 12, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Paul's Catholic Church
1580 Brown St
Akron, OH 44301

Inurnment Following Services
May 12, 2022

Holy Cross Cemetery
100 E Waterloo Rd
Akron, Ohio 44319


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

Summa Health Foundation
P O Box 2090, Akron OH 44398-6153

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