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Kitty Franklin Cromwell


1936 - 2016 Notice Condolences
Kitty Franklin Cromwell Notice


Peacefully on November 1st, 2016, Kitty Cromwell died in her sleep at her home in Black Mountain, NC. She was born in Baltimore, MD on January 20th, 1936, the daughter of the late Michael Jenkins Cromwell and Maria McEvoy Cromwell. Kitty was the youngest of five siblings, and is preceded in death by a brother, P. McEvoy Cromwell. She is survived by a brother, M. Jenkins Cromwell, Jr. of Cockeysville, MD, and sisters, Maria C. Williams of Lutherville, MD, and Anne C. Bieretz of Towson, MD. Known with great affection as Aunt Kitty, she is also survived by fourteen nephews and nieces, many great nephews and great nieces, as well as cousins by the dozens. Kitty loved a good party, good people, and good food. She enjoyed a great sense of humor with a chuckle that could be heard across the room. She was both Irish and a redhead. She loved to pray, especially for world peace in general, and for the family in particular. In her younger days she was a frequent world traveler, taking prayer mission trips to hot spots around the world, including Korea, Russia, Vietnam, a few Middle East countries, as well as several African countries. A memorial mass will be held on Friday, November 25th (the day after Thanksgiving), at the Catholic Community of St. Francis Xavier Church, 13717 Cuba Road, Hunt Valley, MD 21030 at 10:30 AM. Interment will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Calvert School, Inc. 105 Tuscany Road, Baltimore, MD 21210. Condolences may be made online at www.PenlandFamilyFuneralHome.com or to M. Jenkins Cromwell, Jr., 15 Silver Sage Ct., Cockeysville, MD 21030.
Published in Baltimore Sun on Nov. 14, 2016
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