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HELEN T.
Age 100, peacefully on Saturday, January 21, 2017. Born October 19, 1916, in Greensburg, PA daughter of the late Michael J. and Mary Ann (Murtha) Cronin. Helen graduated from St. Joseph Elementary School, Mt. Pleasant, PA in 1930, former Ramsay High School Class of 1934, and the Pittsburgh Hospital School of Nursing as an RN in 1937. Helen served in the Army Nurse Corps during WWII in Australia, New Zealand, New Guinea and the Philippines, from 1942 to 1946. She graduated from St. Francis Hospital School of Anesthesia in 1946 and the University of Pittsburgh, NUR-ED in 1952. Helen was a member of Women's Overseas Service League. She spent her entire career as a nurse anesthetist at the VA Hospital in the Oakland neighborhood retiring in 1979. Dear sister of Daniel R. and Paul J. Cronin and the late Mary Ann "Marie" Cronin Herrmann, Michael J., Edward W., Charles F., George F. and Thomas J. Cronin. Also survived by many wonderful caregiving nieces and nephews. Funeral arrangements by BEINHAUERS. Friends welcome at 2828 Washington Rd., McMurray, 724-941-3211 Tuesday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday at 11 a.m. in St. John Capistran Church. Entombment Mt. Lebanon Cemetery. Family suggests memorial contributions to www.womensmemorial.org. Please view or add tributes at:
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Jan. 23, 2017
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