CRONIN John Stephen “Steve”, age 85 of Norwood, formerly of Brookline and Ireland, Saturday August 15, 2015. Son of the late John and Catherine (White) Cronin, beloved husband of Mary M. (Varian); devoted father of Stephen H. Cronin and his wife Maureen of Norwood and James B. Cronin of Peabody; affectionately known as "Gaga" to his grandchildren; Maura, Stephen, Roisin “Rosie” and Trisha Mary Cronin; brother of May Froggatt and Michael Cronin of Ireland and the late Pearl Rice and Paddy Cronin. Also survived by his in-laws Jimmy Varian and his wife Susan of Malden, Liam Varian and his wife Marie of Naples FL, and Richard McCarthy of W. Dennis, and many nieces and nephews. Funeral Wednesday August 19 from the Gillooly Funeral Home, 126 Walpole Street (Rt. 1A), NORWOOD at 10:00 A.M, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Catherine of Siena Church, 547 Washington Street, Norwood at 11:00 A.M., interment St. Joseph’s Cemetery, W. Roxbury. Visiting hours Tuesday 4:00 P.M. 8:00 P.M. Expressions of sympathy in his memory may be made to the Mass Citizens for Life, 529 Main Street, Suite 1M9, Boston, MA 02129. Late retired bartender for Village Coach House, Brookline, and long-time employee of Dunlop Tire in Ireland. For guestbook, please visit www.gilloolyfuneralhome.com. Gillooly Funeral Home Norwood 781-762-0174 www.gilloolyfuneralhome.com
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Published in Boston Herald on Aug. 17, 2015