James Cronin (1925 - 2014)

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James Thatcher Cronin, 89, passed away on March 9, 2014 at McCall Hospice House.

He was born on January 1, 1925 in Grosse Pointe City, MI, the son of Daniel and Agnes Cronin. He was the loving husband of the late Mary Payne Cronin of 57 years.

James was a U.S. Navy veteran who served on the USS Hornet during WWII. He played professional baseball for the Detroit Tigers organization and retired from the Grosse Pointe City police department as a detective of 29 years.

Surviving are his 2 sons, Gary and Greg Cronin, both of Greenville, SC.

Services will be private.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.thehowzemortuary.com

The Howze Mortuary, Travelers Rest, is in charge of the arrangements. (864) 834-8051

Published in The Greenville News on Mar. 10, 2014
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The Howze Mortuary
6714 State Park Rd Travelers Rest, SC 29690
(864) 834-8051
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