Anna E. (Pohlman) Cronin

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Anna E. (Pohlman) Cronin

January 11, 1934 - March 07, 2019

Anna E. (Pohlman) Cronin West Newbury - Anna E. (Pohlman) Cronin, age 85, of West Newbury, former longtime resident of Merrymeeting Lake, New Durham, N.H., passed peacefully in the quiet comfort of her home and in the loving presence of her family. She was the devoted wife and best friend of 63 years to the late John F. "Jack" Cronin, who died November 17, 2017.

Born in Boston on January 11, 1934, Anna was one of five daughters of the late John and Margaret (Egan) Pohlman.

Her life was enriched by her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, and she was their mentor, confidante, friend, and greatest inspiration. Over the years the Cronin home, especially at the lake, was always full of friends and family.

She leaves behind countless special memories that will always be treasured by her sons, Kevin Cronin and wife Kimberly of Exeter, N.H., Patrick Cronin of Stratham, N.H., and John Cronin and wife Lisa of Newton, N.H.; her daughters, Sharon Cronin and husband Kenneth Cutcliffe and Kathy Cronin, all of West Newbury, and Teresa York and husband Adam of Merrimac; her grandchildren, Brian McDermott, Jessica Graham, Sean Cronin, Timothy Cronin, Kyle Cutcliffe, Shane Macleod, Mackenzie Cronin, Anna Cronin, Patrick Cronin, Jack Cronin, Caitlin York; and her great-grandchildren, Madison and Molly McDermott, Layla and MaKenna Graham, and Mason MacLeod; her sisters, Mary Nelson and Ellen Munn, both of Florida; along with several generations of nieces and nephews, extended family and dear friends. In addition to her husband and her parents, she was predeceased by sisters, Julia Fitzpatrick and Margaret VanWagner.

A memorial Mass for family and friends will be held Thursday, March 14, 2019, at 11 a.m. at St. Ann's Church of the Holy Redeemer, 300 Main Street, West Newbury. Private burial at the Holy Cross Cemetery in Malden will take place in the springtime. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Arrangements are by Elliott, Woodworth & Rogers Family Funeral Home, 35 Green Street, Newburyport.
Published on March 11, 2019
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4 posts

Matt Miele
Mar 13, 2019
So sorry for your loss. What a legacy!
Teresa York
Mar 12, 2019
I lost my mom my best friend. I remember always being excited to get home from school to tell her about my day. She always wanted to hear about all our days. We had family dinner every night and I cherish all those memories. I couldn’t be luckier to have the most caring amazing mother. I will miss you every day and please don’t forget to give dad a hug and kiss from me. I love you mom and dad and please watch over us all. ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
Robin Nightingale
Mar 11, 2019
So sorry for your loss. May the wonderful memories you shared with her throughout the years remain alive in your hearts. Sending you love and prayers.
Mar 11, 2019
I'm so sorry for your loss