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Ruth C. (Harding) Cronin

At, 101 years, Ruth enjoyed an uninterrupted 101 year residency within the City of Revere the city she so loved. She passed on Sunday, Oct. 17th, in the presence of her God & her faithful family, in the home that was hers for 99 years.

Ruth was born on June 10, 1920 on Barrett St., Revere, approximately 6 blocks from Park Ave., Revere. Ruth is the beloved wife of the late Revere Fire Cpt. John R. Cronin, who passed on Mar. 15, 2006. She is the cherished mother to John R. Cronin, Jr. & his wife Cheryl of Beverly, Paulette F. Gallagher of Revere & her late husband, Walter, formerly of Everett, & Robert H. Cronin & his wife Christine of Boxford, MA. Ruth also leaves 11 adoring grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren & 1 great-great-grandson. Caring daughter to the late Robert & Catherine (Ring) Harding & best sister to the late Daniel Green. Many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews also survive her.

Family & friends are invited to attend her Funeral on Saturday, Oct. 30th at 10:00 a.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rt. 107), REVERE, followed by the Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church (Corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.) Revere at 11:00 a.m. Visiting Hours are Friday, Oct. 29th in the funeral home from 4-8 p.m. Parking available left of the funeral home. Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.

Remembrances may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverly Oaks Rd., Waltham, MA 02452.


Visiting Hours

Friday, October 29th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Saturday, October 30th at 11:00 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church, Revere


Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden

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  1. Debbie (Sullivan) Pratt
    Oct 26 2021

    Sooo many memories of Ruth, John and all the family when they would come to Farmington. She will be missed. Love to you all.

  2. Rosie Flynn
    Oct 23 2021

    I could never forget this beautiful woman for more reasons than I can count. She set a fine example of hospitality and generosity in all ways.
    I feel very sure she’s delighted to be reunited with John and all who went before her.

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