Walter R. Kronner, 90 of Marlboro, NY. Passed away Peacefully at home on November 17, 2017.
Born on February 7, 1927 in Brooklyn, NY to Leopold and Anny Jensen Kronner.
Walter joined the Navy at 17 years old, and served in The Pacific Theatre. .
Her took pride in all his accomplishments. He was a Trolley Driver, (One of the last), A Bus Driver in Flatbush and Brooklyn.
He married the love of his life, Patsy in 1951, and decided to raise a family in upstate NY,
They moved to Marlboro and Joined his Father's business : Marlboro Hardware on Rt 9W in Marlboro, NY. He worked hard , 7 days a week raising his family. They were married for 65 years until the passing of Patsy in 2016
He was a man of Ethics and Morals.
Proud member and Past Commander of The American Legion Post 124, Member of The Marlboro Hose Co #1, Member and Past President of The Marlboro - Milton Lions Club.
He was a terrible golfer, but Lived a wonderful Life. He was the typical greatest generation. Enjoyed many good years of retirement in Fort Myers and Marlboro, NY. Always enjoyed parties, and with his wonderful singing voice, there was never an event that he didn't sing "Danny Boy"
He was a kind and gentle man. Now being reunited with his Patsy.
Survivors include his Daughter Mary Ann Carrol and husband Tom O'Connor of Marlboro , 3 sons, Walter and wife Janet Dykman Kronner of Marlboro, Peter and Allison Cappella of Marlboro, & Robert of Marlboro. Sister in law Rita J. Truesdell of Marlboro. Grandchildren, Michael Carroll, Walter Kronner, III, Genevieve Kronner, and Step-Granddaughter Tara O'Connor.& Step Grandson Matthew O'Connor. , 4 Great Grandchildren. As well as many Nieces & Nephews.
Predeceased by: Grandson Stephen Carroll.
A special Thank you to Dr. Maggie Carpenter for the wonderful care.
Visitation will take place at The DiDonato Funeral Service, on Route 9W, Marlboro, on Monday November 20, from 4-7PM.
Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Mary's Church at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, November 21.
Burial to follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Newburgh.
Arrangements were entrusted to Carl J. DiDonato, Jr of The DiDonato Funeral Service, Inc .