Mrs. Mary E. (Keating) Cronin (January 1857 – 12 March 1940)

Mrs. Mary E. Cronin

Mrs. Mary E. Cronin, 84, widow of Patrick Cronin, died this morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Katherine Hawkins, 109 South Smallwood street, following a protracted illness. She was a daughter of the late John and Julia Keating, of Frostburg, and had resided 30 years in this city.

Mrs. Cronin is also survived by a son, John P. Cronin; two brothers, Thomas P. Keating, Miami, Fla., and John W. Keating, Frostburg; two sisters, both nuns in the Order of the Good Shepherd, Sister Euphrasia, of Seattle, Wash., and Sister Mary, of St. Repetan Church, Troy, N.Y. She is also survived by four granddaughters, one of whom is Sister M. David, of the Ursuline Convent, Louisville, Ky., and by three great-grandchildren. The Rev. Father Alfred, head of St. Joseph’s College and Military Academy, Hayes, Kan., is a nephew, and Mother Emacheulala [?], of the Ursuline Order, St. Michael’s School, Frostburg, is a niece.

Mrs. Cronin was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church for 28 years and a member of the Third Order and Christian Mothers.

Source: Mrs. Mary E. Cronin, Evening Times, Cumberland, Maryland, 12 March 1940, p. 13.

[My great-great-grandaunt – JWK3]

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