John J. Cronin

February 17th, 2013

John J. Cronin, age 83, of Wilmington, formerly a long time resident of Medford, passed away peacefully on February 16, 2013 at the Winchester Hospital. John was the beloved husband of Palma (D’Agostino) Cronin of Wilmington, loving father of Rhonda Killilea and her husband James and Kim Ritarossi and her husband James all of Wilmington, cherished grandfather of Raymond Derderian, Michael and Shannon Killilea, great-grandfather of Tyla and Owen, son of the late Corneilius and Margaret (Lordan) Cronin, dear brother of William Cronin of Medford, the late Corneilius and Dennis Cronin, Josephine Moriarty, Genevieve Brawley and Margaret Carlin. John is also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends. Family and friends will gather for a funeral service at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave., (Rt. 62) Wilmington, on Thursday February 21, at 11:30 a.m. Interment to follow in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, February 20, from 4-8 p.m. Memorial donations in John’s name can be made to the Joslin Diabetes Center, 1 Joslin Place, Boston, MA 02215

6 Entries in Guest Book for “John J. Cronin”

  1. Ronnie & Lisa says:

    Rhonda & family, so very sorry to hear of your loss. We hope, in time, that the wonderful memories will help heal your hearts. You are in our thoughts & prayers.

  2. Tom and Elizabeth BRAWLEY says:

    Uncle Jack,

    You will be missed. You always brought happiness to those you met. We loved your visits, your calls and your practical jokes. Rest in peace.

    PS ..Tell my Mom I said hi…and that we love and miss her.

  3. Steven T DeMers says:

    I am sorry for your loss, John was a great friend and will be missed dearly just thinking of him brings a smile to my heart.Rest in peace

  4. Patti DeMoura says:

    I was so sorry to hear of John’s passing. Though I did not know him long, it doesn’t take long to know a good man. He loved his family very much and expressed that to me often. I hope you’re able to take comfort in each other and your memories. Love, Patti

  5. Tyla martin-killilea says:

    I will miss you papa c. I am soo glad i got to see you when i came home. I miss the fun and happy memories we had together. You will always be in my heart i love u forever <3. Rest in peace.

  6. David Williams says:

    Dear Jim and Kim, Our heartfelt condolences go out to you both on the passing of your Father-in-law and Father.May God comfort and Bless you. Your friends and co-workers from the night crew wish you the best!

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