Adeline Jeane <I>Strong</I> Chroniak

Adeline Jeane Strong Chroniak

Birth
Pembroke, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 15 Mar 2007 (aged 85)
Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA
Burial Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, USA
Plot Section SS
Memorial ID 126404803 · View Source
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CONCORD -- Adeline Jeanne (Strong) Chroniak, 85, of 30 Hall St., died March 15, 2007, at the CRVNA Hospice House.

She was born in Pembroke the daughter of William Gilbert Strong of Littleton and Henriette Henaff of Lambezellec, France. She was a graduate of Concord High School.

During World War II she worked for Pratt Whitney in Hartford, Conn. She worked for Sprague Electric in the stockroom and as an assembler for 32½ years, retiring in 1991.

From 1938 to 1947, she was known as Sally the Yodeling Cowgirl, and toured and sang with Duke and Swing Billies as a guitar player and singer. She was well known and made many singing appearances on radio programs throughout New Hampshire and Maine.

She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary Fraternal Order of Eagles, Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 1631, loved her vegetable garden, going to yard sales and was a caregiver to her sister Henrietta.

She was predeceased by her husband, John A. Chroniak Sr. who died in 1981 and her long-time companion, Leo Cimikoski.

Family members include two daughters, Leta Ricard of Pembroke, and Deborah Chroniak of Concord; one son; John A. Chroniak Jr. of Concord; one grandson and one sister; Henrietta M. Strong.

SERVICES: Calling hours are 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Waters Funeral Home, 50 South Main St.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. John the Evangelist Church, 72 South Main St.

Burial will follow at Blossom Hill Cemetery.

Donations may be made in her memory to the Concord SPCA 130 Washington St. Penacook, 03303, or the CRVNA Hospice House PO Box 1797 Concord 03301-1797.

New Hampshire Union Leader (Manchester, NH) - Saturday, March 17, 2007


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  • Created by: Backus Family History
  • Added: 15 Mar 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 126404803
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Adeline Jeane Strong Chroniak (26 Oct 1921–15 Mar 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 126404803, citing Blossom Hill Cemetery, Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by Backus Family History (contributor 47039629) .