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Ann L. Cronin, 85, Wellsville


Ann L. Cronin, 85, of Madison St, Wellsville, passed away on Sunday, June 27, 2021 at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Ann was born on March 8, 1936 to the late Lee and Doris (Whitney) Marvel. On December 1, 1956, at the Blessed Sacrament church in Andover, she married William Cronin who predeceased her on November 30, 2018.

Ann graduated from business school in Rochester and worked for Haloid (Xerox), the Accounting Department at the Erie Railroad in Hornell,  a part-time bookkeeper for the Western Auto in Wellsville, and sold Century 21 Real Estate.  In addition, she was a volunteer for the Mercy Associates and was a 50 year member of the Father Brown Mission Club. In her younger years she volunteered at Immaculate Conception School and enjoyed square dancing and camping.

Survivors include 2 sons: Joseph (Karen) Cronin of Fairport and Michael Cronin of Fairport; 2 daughters:  Michele (Jim) Nicoloff of Hornell and Kimberly Cronin of Oneonta; 9 grandchildren: Patrick and Michael Nicoloff, William, Kelly, Daniel, and Susan Bunchuck, Katie and Nicole Cronin, and Nicolas Cronin; a brother in law: James (Loretta) Cronin of Wellsville; a sister in law, Jane Cronin of Canisteo; and several nieces and nephews including Shelly [Edward] Callahan and Stacey Hungerford.

Ann was predeceased by her parents, and her husband, Bill.

Friends are invited to call on Wednesday, June 30, 2021, from 4 to 7 pm at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home in Wellsville. On Thursday a prayer service will be held at 10:30am at the Funeral Home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 11:00am at the Immaculate Conception Church with burial in  Sacred Heart Cemetery. Contributions in Ann’s name may be made to either the Father Brown Mission Club or to Immaculate Conception Church. To leave online condolences, please visit

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