Thomas Edwin CRONIN

Male 1912 - 2001  (89 years)


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  • Name Thomas Edwin CRONIN 
    Nickname Tim 
    Born 1912 
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Aug 2001  Sudbury, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 25 Aug 2001  Espanola Cemetery, Espanola, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1152  Manitoulin Roots
    Last Modified 24 Jul 2021 

    Family 1 Kathleen Maud WALLACE,   b. 27 Jun 1912, Manitowaning, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1964  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 26 May 1934  Wikwemikong, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • License No. G 24705
      License issued by J.N. Sisson, Little Current, Ontario, May 11, 1934
      Ontario Vital Records - Marriages - #014948 - 1934
      Thomas Edwin Cronin, bank clerk, aged 21 years, bachelor, Catholic, residing at Manitowaning, Ontario, born Ontario and Kathleen Maud Wallace, teacher, aged 21 years, spinster, Catholic, residing at Manitowaning, born Ontario were married in village of Wikwemikong in the District of Manitoulin, Ontario on May 26, 1934 by Rev. G.A. Artus, S.J., Wikwemikong P.O. Ontario, R.C. Registration Certificate: 4346. Witnesses: Rev. E. Dwyer, Wikwemikong P.O. Ontario and Rev. C. Bilanger, Wikwemikong P.O. Ontario. Parents of Groom: Joseph Cronin born Ontario and Maria Weishar. Parents of Bride: James Gilbert Wallace born Ontario and Edith Maude Watson. Both bride and groom can read and write.
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Living
     4. Gerald Wallace CRONIN,   b. 1935,   d. 22 Apr 2017, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F1256  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Lillian May MANN,   b. Abt 1915,   d. 19 Apr 1990, Sault Ste. Marie, Algoma, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2013 
    Family ID F23503  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Obituary, Manitoulin Expositor, August 29, 2001
      THOMAS "TIM" EDWIN CRONIN
      Tim Cronin passed away peacefully at Finlandia Nursing Home, Sudbury, Ontario on Wednesday, August 22, 2001 in his 89th year. Beloved husband of the late Kathleen (Wallace), 1964 and the late Lillian (Wilson-Mann), 1990. Loving father of Gerald Cronin of Sudbury, Ontario, Lynne (Mrs. John Wilson) of Espanola, Ontario, Patricia (Mrs. Harry Boll) of Port Coquitlam, BC and Nicki (Mrs. Grant Moffatt) of Red Deer Village, Ontario. Stepfather of Melva (Mrs. Robert Cochrane) of Calgary, Alberta, Laura (Mrs. Gerald Griswold) of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario and Kent Wilson of Toronto, Ontario. Very dear grandfather of Kelly Cronin predeceased 1972, Keane (Lee Ann) Cronin, Teressa Cronin (friend Harry Hodges), Kathy (Mrs. Ray Pilon), Kim (Mrs. Rob Penner), Kari (Mrs. Jay Mitroff), Robbie (Kelly) Giroux, Timmy Giroux, Michelle Smiley, Chad (Natasha) Boll, Larissa (Mrs. Phil Eadie), Dana (Mrs. Steve McGuire). Dear great grandfather of 17. Keara and Keaden Cronin, Devin and Kelsey Pilon, Nathaniel, Jeremy and Michael Penner, Joshua and Alexa Mitroff, Jessica, Alana and Cooper Giroux, Jasmine and Joshua Giroux, Amber and Joseph Smiley and Teagan Boll. Tim was born on September 17, 1912 in Cullross Township, Bruce County to the late Joseph and Mary Anne (Weishar) Cronin. Brother of Marcella Weiler (late Bernie) of Thunder Bay, Ontario. Predeceased by sister Evelyn O'Neill and brothers Wilbert and Michael. Tim was transferred to Manitowaning in 1932, with the Bank of Montreal, married and then set up his first business in Aurora, Ontario in 1935--returning to the Manitoulin Island in 1937. Tim operated Cronin's Crafts from 1939-1950 in Manitowaning and the T&K Gift Shop in Espanola from 1953. Tim was associated with the Stedman Chain for 57 years having owned and operated Cronin Stores in Manitowaning, Espanola and Sundridge. Tim was an avid golfer and one of the founding members of the Espanola Golf Club. He also enjoyed golfing in the winter months in Florida. As well he had a passion for curling and was a member of the Decades Club, faithfully attending the International Bonspiel in Quebec City. Tim was a member of the Espanola Lion Club, retiring in 1985. Tim had a love of sports and music--and those blue eyes were really twinkling as he entertained all with his unique sense of humour. Rested at the Bourcier Funeral Home in Espanola. Funeral Mass was held at St. Louis de France Church in Espanola on Saturday, August 25, 2001 with Father Al McMillan officiating. Interment in Espanola Cemetery. If so desired, Memorial Tributes may be made to the charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to Bourcier Funeral Home Ltd., Espanola.