Funeral services for Ernest C. Drumm will be held 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at Brucker-Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N 21st Street, Newark. Burial will follow at Newark Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends and acquaintances 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Mr. Drumm, age 92, passed away on Friday, March 31, 2017 at the Selma Markowitz Care Center, Newark. He was born March 18, 1925 in Somerset, Ohio to parents Clyde and Marie (Shell) Drumm. He married Betty A (Nance) Drumm in April of 1949. Ernie was retired from the Ohio Department of Transportation. He was a member of the Druids in Newark. He enjoyed playing cards, dinners with his family and spending time in the woods. In his younger days he played baseball and also bowled. He was a fan of the Boston Red Socks and the OSU Buckeyes. He is remembered by his family as someone always willing to help.
Ernie is survived by his sons Ernie L. Drumm of Heath and Steve C. (Pat) Drumm of Heath; grandchildren Glen, Dave and Liegh; great grandchildren Ryan, Maddie, Josh and Nassen; sisters Dorothy Householder and Marcella Harbaugh as well as nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, his wife Betty (2015); daughter Shirley “Sherrie” Canter (2003), brothers Richard, Frederick, Paul, Gilbert and Ralph Drumm and his sister Frances Hollar preceded Ernie in death.
Online condolences to the family may be sent by way of www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com.