Wednesday, July 31, 1991

Mary Wenfred Twohig

Nashua ReporterNashua, Chickasaw, IowaSeptember 29, 1926Mourns Death of MotherMrs. Jas. Mahoney is mourning the death of her mother, Mrs. Wm. Cronin, who passed away Saturday night at the home of her daughter, Mrs. B.F. Beck, in Waterloo. Funeral services were held at St. Mary's Catholic church in Waverly at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. Mary Twohie was born Feb. 5, 1840, in Dunnanway, Ireland and came to the United States with her parents in 1847, settling at Springfield, Mass. She was married to William Cronin in 1863 at Armstrong, Wis., They came to Iowa soon after their marriage and settled on a farm near Clarksville where they lived until 1900, then moving to Waverly. Mr. Cronin died in 1906. Mrs. Cronin remained in Waverly until 1918, when she went to Waterloo to reside with her daughter. Surviving are nine children, James Cronin, Waterloo; Mrs. F.J. Byrnes, Chicago; Mrs. James Mahoney, Nashua; Mrs. Hanna Ramker, Greene; Mrs. G.E. Noble, Boise, Idaho; Mrs. Mary Grady, Conrad, Mont.; Mrs. E.T. McDonald, Farley; Mrs. B.F. Beck, of Waterloo and Mrs. J.E. Corrigan of New Hartford. Six childrenpreceded her in death.