Robert Cronin

  • "Dear Carole & Family, Bobby was a wonderful husband,..."
    - James & Pamela Watson
  • "May your memories and faith sustain you. Please know you..."
    - Jean Gardner
  • "Our sympathy to the family. Thoughts and prayers are with..."
    - Karen Frasca
  • "Dear Carol and Family, Please know the entire Bishop..."
    - Jan O'Donnell
  • "Hello Cronin family, I am so sorry for your loss. My..."
    - Caren Cotoia

CRONIN, ROBERT J. 82, of Franklin Road, passed away on Friday, November 15, 2013 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center in Providence. He was the husband of E. Carole (Flynn) Cronin. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late John J. and Mary M. (Gilbride) Cronin. Bob was a manager for Narragansett Electric Company for 43 years, retiring in 1993. He served honorably in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Besides his wife Carole, he is survived by his three sons; Thomas J. Cronin and his wife Amy, Christopher R. Cronin and his wife Sara, and Gregory P. Cronin and his wife Katelyn; two brothers, John E. Cronin and Donald R. Cronin; seven grandchildren; Kathleen, Matthew, Jackson, Bridget, Megan, Noah, and Ryan. He was the brother of the late Eileen Mc Govern. His funeral will be held on Tuesday, November 19, 2013, at 8:30 am from the Russell J. Boyle and Son Funeral Home, 142 Centerville Road, Warwick. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am in Holy Apostles Church, 800 Pippin Orchard Road, Cranston. Burial will be in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. Visiting hours Monday 4 -7 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to Home and Hospice Care of Rhode Island, 1085 North Main Street, Providence RI 02904 or the Comprehensive Cancer Center, Dr. Ariel Birnbaum, 593 Eddy St., Providence, RI 02903 in his memory would be appreciated.


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Published in The Providence Journal on Nov. 17, 2013
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