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Richard "Arbies" W. Kroner

May 11, 1953 — November 30, 2023



Richard “Arbies” W. Kroner, Jr., of Brookfield, Ohio, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, November 30, 2023, at home and surrounded by the love of his family following an extended illness. He was 70.

Richard was born in Youngstown, Ohio, on May 11, 1953, a son to Richard “Pappy” William Kroner, Sr. & Ocie Mae (Jackson) Kroner.

He graduated from Brookfield High School in 1971 and worked as a Truck Driver for Nick Strimbu, Inc., Brookfield, for over 30 years before retiring.

In his spare time, he enjoyed traveling with his bride and spending time with his family & friends.

Survivors include: his mother, Mae Kroner, of Brookfield; his bride, Francine “Frani” L. Kroner, whom he married September 25, 1999; his brothers, Randy M. Kroner & his wife Jo Anne, of Transfer, Pennsylvania, Roger A. Kroner, of Brookfield, and Ronald “Goose” E. Kroner, Sr. & his wife Virginia "Ginny", of Liberty Township, Ohio; and his nephews, Ronnie Kroner & his friend, Autumn, Kenny Kroner & his wife Morgan, and Craig Kroner & his wife Jamie.

He was preceded in death by his father, Richard Sr.; brother, Robert Eugene "Pops" Kroner; nephew, Jamie Kroner; and his fur-pup, Harley Davidson Kroner.

A time of Memorial Gathering will be held in Arbies’ honor on Friday, December 15, 2023, from 6-8 PM at Briceland Funeral Service, LLC located at 379 State Route 7, SE, Brookfield, Ohio 44403.

As suggested by his family, memorial contributions can be made payable to the Animal Welfare League, 812 Youngstown-Kingsville Rd., SE, Vienna, Ohio 44473.

Expressions of sympathy may be left for his family at:    

Coordination of this tribute for Richard was presented by Daniel Briceland, Owner & Director. (330-509-3135).

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