Daniel L. Cronin

Died: 2015-06-21
Resided in: Danvers, MA
Viewing type: Visitation
Viewing location: Mackey FH Rt 114, 128 S. Main St. Middleton
Viewing date: 2015-06-24 9am-10:15am
Service type: Funeral Mass
Service date: 2015-06-24 11am
Service location: St. Richard Parish
Burial type: Burial
Burial date: 2015-06-24
Cemetery: Annunciation
Contributions: see obit below

Daniel L. Cronin, 84, passed away peacefully at The Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, MA on June 21, 2015. Born in 1931 in Hallowell, ME, son of Daniel and Bridget Cronin, brother of Stephen Cronin, Dennis Cronin, Maryann Dalbeck and the late Eileen Patrick. Dan graduated from Cheverus High School, Portland, ME and Kemphill Diesel Engineering School, Long Island, NY. He served in the US Army as Staff Sargent and was the recipient of the Bronze Star Medal. He is survived by his wife, Nora Murray, of 58 years and his three children; Daniel and his wife Lori of Peabody, MA; Kathleen Borsh and her husband James of Stratham, NH and Patricia of Palm Harbor, FL. He also leaves three grandchildren, five great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to visitation on Wednesday morning from 9am - 10:30am. in the Mackey Funeral Home, 128 S. Main St., Middleton, MA. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11am in St. Richard Parish. Burial to follow at Annunciation cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Kaplan Family Hospice House, 78 Liberty St., Danvers or St Richard Parish, 90 Forest St., Danvers, MA. see for directions or to leave a condolence.

Online Condolences Below:

Dear Nora, Please know our hearts are deeply saddened to learn of Dan's death.There are so few words to help ease your loss. Only know that he is at peace and you all did everything possible to lessen his pain. You are all in our thoughts & prayers. Love Jan & Dick
My thoughts and prayers to family and friends. God Bless Kelly LaRocca
Dear Nora, Kathy, and Jim, Such sadness at the passing of a truly selfless, gentle man. Although I only met him once, his love for his family, and the pride he felt for you, Kathy, as he escorted you down the aisle to your bridegroom, rang clear and true in his quiet presence. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love, Tom and Gina
Dear Mrs. Cronin, Kathy, and Jim, Though I didn't have the pleasure of meeting Dan, Kathy's description of him as the man she most admired makes it clear that he was a wonderful and gentle person. Sincere condolences to all of you. Janet Prescott
Dear Kathy, So very sorry to hear about your Dad's passing. I know this is a very difficult time for you and your family. Wonderful photos and beautiful memories of your Dad, as you go through the next few days and beyond. With love, Carol Donahue McEleney
Nora, Danny, Kathy, Pat, and Shawn, so sorry for your loss. Papa was a great man. He had a big heart, was a giving man, & took us in as his own. Sorry we couldn't be there to give our condolences in person. He will be missed. We love you all and will continue to keep you all in our thoughts and prayers. Love, David, Shea, Ethan, & Kaitlyn Hebel
To Everyone; I am blessed to have been a part of your family for years. Papa was a loving, kind, and funny man who introduced me to the love I have now for John Wayne. I know that he is in a heaven watching over everyone. I will continue to lift everyone up in prayers. Love, Jennifer
Dear Nora and Family, Barry and I are so sorry to learn of your loss. I have fond memories of working with Nora at the Irish Cottage many years ago and remember how she would speak of her husband and family with such love and pride. We wish you peace and comfort in the days to come. Please know you will be in our thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Rose (Murphy) Clifford
Nora,Dan,Kathy and Patty I am so sad on the passing of your husband and father he was always like a second father to me and I have fond memories of him teaching me to drive a standard Subaru in the parking lot of st. Richard's church thank you for sharing him with me. Love Joanne Costello

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