Biking for Bobbi


YOUNGSTOWN — Barry Gromada will be peddling his bicycle, but he said the spirit of his mother-in-law, Roberta “Bobbi” Domer, is the force behind the upcoming “Where is Barry?” American Cancer Society fundraiser.

Gromada is planning to ride around Mahoning County for 24 hours, from 9 a.m. July 27 to 9 a.m. July 28, beginning and ending in downtown Youngstown.

“I’m counting on Bobbi to be the wind at my back when I get tired and want to stop,” Gromada said.

Bobbi, the former Roberta Gemma, was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in January 1989 and died July 15, 1989, at 46. Her youngest daughter, Erin, now Gromada’s wife, was just 9 at the time.

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