Eileen Cronin

Eileen Mary Cronin passed away peacefully on October 2, 2016 with her sister Mary by her side. Eileen was born on June 26, 1933, the second child of Patrick and May Cronin. Her 2 brothers, Patrick and William pre-deceased her, as well as her sister Kathleen. She attended Acquinas High School and St Vincent's Hospital School of Nursing. She received her Bachelor's from Marymount Manhattan College as well as her Master's from Hunter College. Eileen started out as a nurse at New York Hospital, Cornell Medical Center, and became Nursing Supervisor in the Personnel Health Dept over the course of her 40 year career. Eileen loved to take care of others, that was her gift. Unfortunately, she herself suffered constant chronic pain but never complained. She was a loving, generous, brave and faithful woman. She will be greatly missed by her sister and many nieces and nephews. Reposing Wednesday 3-8 pm at Riverdale-on-Hudson Funeral Home, 6110 Riverdale Ave. Bronx, NY 10471. Mass of Christian Burial Thursday 10 am at Frances Schervier Health Care Center Chapel, Bronx, NY. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Dementia Society of America.