Maurice Cronin of Chelmsford, MA

1942 - 2023


September 26, 2023
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Dolan Funeral Home


September 27, 2023
10:00 AM
St. Irene's Catholic Church, Carlisle, MA

Maurice Cronin, 81, of Chelmsford, MA, died on Monday, September 18, 2023 at home.

He was married to the late Bridget “Bridie ” T. Cronin.
Born in County Kerry, Ireland, he was the son of the late John Cronin and Nora (Spillane) Cronin.
Maurice served with the Local Defense Force -FCA and later attended Bentley College in Waltham, MA.
He owned and operated Cronin Construction of Chelmsford.
He was a communicant of St. Irene’s Church in Carlisle, MA. He was a member of the Local Carpenter’s Union and a member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians. As a former board member, Maurice was a strong supporter of the Paul Center (formerly Camp Paul) in Chelmsford.
Maurice enjoyed traveling back to Ireland. He also enjoyed horse racing, mountains , Traveling and Gaelic football.
He is survived by his sons James Cronin and wife Christine of Pepperell, MA, Maurice Cronin and wife Kelly, formerly of Dunstable, MA, Dennis Cronin and wife Pamela of Ashby, MA; his brother Denny Cronin of County Kerry, Ireland; his sisters Margaret Quirk, Noreen Finn, Guertie Duffin, all of County Kerry, Ireland; seven grandchildren, Jessica Cronin, Shannon Cronin, Brendan Cronin, Derek Cronin, Myles Cronin, Liam Cronin, and John Cronin; and many nieces and nephews.
He was the father of the late Michael Cronin who died on October 2, 1991 and the brother of the late John Cronin and Mary Kenny.


Maurice Cronin, Chelmsford, died September 18, 2023. Visiting hours Tuesday, September 26 from 3-7pm at DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX STREET, N. CHELMSFORD, MA. Funeral Wednesday, September 27 at 10am at St. Irene’s Catholic Church, Carlisle.  Burial in Pine Ridge Cemetery, Chelmsford. Memorials may be made in his name to the Paul Center for Learning & Recreation, 39 Concord Road, Chelmsford, MA 01824. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.

3 Condolences for Maurice Cronin of Chelmsford, MA

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    Bernie Gallagher, Kilkerrin


    To Maurice, Jimmy, Denis and extended family, our sincere sympathies to you all on the passing of your dear dad Maurice. He was an absolute gent, great character, so funny. He will be fondly remembered by us all as will Aunty Bridie, Michael, daddy and mammy. Our loss is heavens gain. ❤️❤️

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    John Finn & family Castlegregory


    Sincere condolences to all the family, my cousins & friends. Sorry to hear of the passing of my uncle Maurice. Thinking of ye all. May he rest in peace.

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    Margaret Regan(Gallagher) and Family.


    Sincere condolences to all the Cronin family on the death of Maurice. He was a lovely man and a great friend to my father . I can imagine what a lovely reunion they will all have in Heaven. Sending hugs to you all from the Gallagher family, Ireland.

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