|Birth: ||May 11, 1922|
St. Louis City
|Death: ||Mar. 6, 2012|
St. Louis County
W/O Robert E. Cronin, retired Saint Louis Police Officer. Daughter of Captain Maurice F. O'Neill, Saint Louis Police Department, who died 11/12/1959 and Margaret O'Neill. Sister of Tom O'Neill, retired, Saint Louis Police Department, deceased. Mother of the 1St female State Trooper in the State of Missouri, Bridgett A. (Cronin) Hugg.
A very special thanks to Mrs. Colleen Duke for the information that she provided. She is the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Cronin.
Cronin, Margaret Mary 89, passed away at 11:15 am on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at her home with her family by her side. She was born on May 11, 1922 in St. Louis, MO, the daughter of Maurice and Margaret (Malone) O'Neill. She married Robert Bob Cronin on January 13, 1945 in St. Louis, MO. He survives. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children and their spouses, Peggy and Nick Barr of St. Charles, MO, Marie Green of Creve Coeur, MO, Bridget and Greg Hug of Jefferson City, MO, Colleen and Dan Duke of Moro, IL, Kevin and Terry Cronin of Herndon, VA and Mary and Scott Moelling of Moro, IL; a daughterin-law, Marlene Heckman of Webster Groves, MO; fifteen grandchildren and their spouses, Christian Barr, Maura and Travis Lumley, Michael and Mary Green, Andy Green, Katie Hug, Bryan Hug, Erin Hug, Mary and Steve Lange, Molly and Jon Figgemeier, Bridget Duke, Gina and Aaron Walford, Maggie Duke, Kevin Cronin, Mary Cronin and Tim Cronin; five great grandchildren; Hanna and Emma Lange, Jack and Lily Figgemeier and Caitlyn Green and her nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, a son, Robert Cronin, a brother, Maurice Tom O'Neill and a sister, Marie Miller.
Services: In celebration of her life, visitation will be from 11 am until a funeral Mass at 1 pm on Friday, March 9, 2012 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Alton with Father Jim Walther, O.M.V. as celebrant.
Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri. Memorials may be given to the Alzheimer's Association. ELIAS, KALLAL & SCHAAF Funeral Home in Bethalto is in charge of arrangements.
Maurice F. O'Neill (1899 - 1959)
Margaret O'Neill (1902 - 1986)
Robert E. Cronin (1922 - 2012)*
Robert E Cronin (____ - 1983)*
Margaret Mary O'Neill Cronin (1922 - 2012)
Maurice Thomas O'Neill (1924 - 1990)*
Marie E. O'Neil Miller (1925 - 1984)*
Calvary Cemetery and Mausoleum
St. Louis City
Plot: Section 25, Lot Number 1256.
Created by: Timothy Tumbrink
Record added: Mar 10, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 86521269