Ellen Edith Davison Cronin, age 77, of Gloversville, passed peacefully at her home on Saturday, March 29, 2014, with her loving family by her side. She was born on October 10, 1936, in Mayfield, N.Y., and was the daughter of the late Kenneth and Anna Sanborn Davison.
Ellen grew up in Mayfield, NY. She was a graduate of Mayfield Central School class of 1954. She was also a graduate of the Nathan Littauer Hosptial School of Nursing class of 1957. She was employed by the Amsterdam City Hospital, Nathan Littauer Hospital and the former Johnstown Hospital. She was lastly employed by the Fulton County Infirmary where she retired.
In October of 1957 she married Richard P. Cronin at the Mayfield United Methodist Church. She was a member of the Mayfield United Methodist Church for 56 years. She was very talented at knitting and crocheting and many of her family and friends still enjoy sweaters afghans, and stockings which she made. Ellen was also an avid reader and above all loved spending time with her children and grandchildren and family.
Survivors include her husband, Richard P. Cronin of Gloversville; her daughter, Karen (Keith) Edwards of Mayfield; and her son, Kenneth P. Cronin of Caroga Lake; three grandchildren, Kacie and Karlie Edwards and Kenneth Cronin Jr. She was predeceased by her parents; and her brother, Kenneth E. Davison.
Family and friends may call on Saturday, April 5, 2014, at the Mayfield United Methodist Church from 10 to 11 a.m. where a memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. A reception will be held immediately following the service at the church. Burial will be held in the spring in Mayfield Cemetery, Mayfield. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mayfield United Methodist Church. Arrangements are by the Gloversville Funeral Service. Condolences may be made to the family online at www.gloversvillefuneralservice.com.