Cronauer, Margaret Dolores –of Massapequa Park, NY, passed quietly on October 6, 2021 in Jericho, NY.
Born to Marie and Gerald Doster from Wilkes-Barre, PA, was the beloved wife of the late Edward Anthony Cronauer for over 50 years and lived happily in Massapequa Park, NY for over 60 years. Dolores was predeceased by her loving husband in 2005.
Known by all as Dolores she was affectionately known as 'Dodo" for Dolores Doster by those she went to school with. Dolores was a graduate with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Marywood University and was an accomplished artist and member of the Pequa Art and Suburban Art Leagues. When not at her art exhibitions, she enjoyed time with her family, playing tennis, bridge, knitting and reading.
Dolores is survived by five children, fourteen grandchildren, and twelve great-grandchildren. Loving mother of Abigail Brown (Bruce) of Muttontown, Edward Cronauer (Julie) of Westin, Florida. Christopher Cronauer (Terese) of Bayville, Maureen Pedersen (Ragnar) of Putnam Valley, and Beth Cronauer Wagner of Woodbury.
Also survived by her grandchildren, Bruce Brown (Joanna) and Meredith Dumancic (Dan), Edward Cronauer (Megan) and Kelsey Wahl (Tyler), Courtney Garfall (Nick), Andrew Cronauer (Daisy), Kevin Cronauer (Katelyn), Ryan Cronauer, Kyle Cronauer (Simone), Ethan Pedersen, and Erin Pedersen, Kayleigh Wagner (David), Ashlyn, and Emily Wagner.
Dolores is also survived by her twelve great-grandchildren, Christian, Chloe, and Catalina Brown, Brayden, Austin, and Noelle Dumancic, Declan, Aiden, and Liam Garfall, Bradley Cronauer, Cameron Cronauer and Emerson Drake.
Dear sister of the late Gerald Doster and the late Maureen McGeever.
Visiting Oyster Bay Funeral Home, 261 South St., Oyster Bay, NY, Thursday 4-7 p.m. Funeral Mass St. Dominic RC Church, Oyster Bay, NY Friday, 9:30 a.m. Interment St. Charles Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in her memory to the Alzheimers Foundation of America, alzfdn.org. www.oysterbayfuneralhome.com
MEMORIAL SLIDESHOW: In Loving Memory of Margaret Dolores Cronauer