John M. Cronier Sr., 76, a resident of Morgan City, passed away Thursday, July 18, 2019 at Patterson Health Care Center.
John was born on January 27, 1943 in Morgan City, the son of Ralph and Leona Rulf Cronier.
John was a dedicated employee of McDermott Shipyard where he retired after 25 years of service. He enjoyed the simple things in life like piddling in the yard and riding his bike. One of his favorite hobbies was being in the boat on the Louisiana waterways going for a ride.
He will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by three children, John M. Cronier Jr. and wife Chasity of Berwick, Robert Cronier and wife Danielle of Bayou Vista, Jenny Cronier and husband Ryan Zeringue of Seattle, Washington; four grandchildren, Mary Cronier, Rebecca Cronier, Keegan Cronier, Evan Zeringue; one half-brother, Donald Dupre.
John was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Leona Rulf Cronier; one granddaughter, Jessica Ann Cronier; one sister, Martha Morgan.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Toto Buenaflor celebrating Mass.