About Us
When Death Occurs
Funeral Services
Bereavement Support
Send Flowers


Patricia A. Cronk
Patricia A. Cronk

February 25, 1948 - August 21, 2019
Born in Franklin, New Jersey
Resided in Hampton Township, New Jersey


Patricia A. Cronk, 71, of Hampton Township, died Wednesday, August 21, 2019, at Rutgers University Hospital in Newark.

Born in Franklin, Patricia lived in Ogdensburg before moving to Hampton Township in 2001. She worked for Ames Rubber in Hamburg for 32 years, then worked for ThorLabs in Newton before her retirement.

The daughter of the late Kenneth and Mae (Pierce) Kelly, Patricia was also predeceased by three siblings, Kenny Kelly, Bob Kelly and Gary Kelly. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Willard V. Cronk; her daughter, Dawn Bloomfield and husband, Stephen, of Vernon; her son, Craig Cronk of Hampton Township; and her three grandchildren, Brooke, Haley and Corey Bloomfield. She is also survived by four siblings, Dennis Kelly, Barbara Dennis, Jerry Kelly and Michael Kelly.

Services and interment are private and are under the direction of the Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, 63 High Street, Newton.

Memorial donations may be made to Hampton Township Fire & Rescue, PO Box 646, Augusta, NJ 07822. Online condolences may be offered at

To plant a tree in memory of Patricia Cronk, please visit our Tribute Store.




Funeral Home
Smith-McCracken Funeral Home
63 High Street
Newton, NJ 07860

Copyright 2006 Smith McCracken Funeral Home and Funeralnet