Published in The Washington Post on Mar. 12, 2021.
Margaret Patricia Cronin
March 7, 2021
Margaret Patricia Cronin "Pat", age 92, passed away peacefully
at the Casey House Hospice in Rockville, MD.
Pat was the wife of the late Joseph Leo Cronin who passed
away in 1995. She was the proud mother of Kathleen Cronin
Murray, who predeceased her.
Michael J. (Jeanie), Donald J. (Myra), and Christopher A. Cronin; grandmother of Cristina,
Jenifer, Kathryn, Michael, Jr., Don, Brian, and Genny; great-grandmother of Dylan, Liam,
Story, Camden, Cait, Mae, and Tripp; sister of Doris Norris (Joe); and aunt of many nieces
Pat was born and raised in Washington, DC and was a graduate of Roosevelt High
Her first job was at the Pentagon during World War II. She was an enthusiastic fan of the
Washington Football Team (Redskins) for many years. Pat had many long-time friends,
going back to her upbringing in Washington, as well as life-long friends at Leisure World
and beyond. She will be missed by all.
Relatives and friends may call at Our Lady of Grace Church, 15661 Norbeck Road, Silver
Spring, MD, 20906, on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 from 10:30 until 11 a.m., where a Mass of
Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m.
Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Grace Church.