Ofelia R. Cronic, retired clerk

February 7, 2020

Ofelia R. Isaza Cronic, 87, of Laurel passed away at home Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020. She was born Feb. 8, 1932, in Panama to Lino Isaza Sr. and Helidora Mareno Isaza.

Ofelia worked as a clerk for several years at NCR in Millsboro and then for Digital. After retiring from Digital, she went to work a little while for two different companies helping the Spanish communities. One was La Coseta and the other was La Esperanza, both in Georgetown, before finally completely retiring from the workforce.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded by her husband, James H. Cronic Sr.

Ofelia is survived by her children, James Jr. and Darleen Cronic of Milton, Kenneth and Katrina Cronic of Georgetown, Allen Cronic, and Clifford and Donnie Cronic, both of Laurel, and Terry and Peggy Cronic of Harbeson; a sister, Leticia Isaza Jimenez of Panama; grandchildren, Billiejo, Emily, Vanessa, Jeremy, Colin, Tyler and Isaiah Cronic; great-grandchildren, Kaleb, Brayden and Carly Cronic; nieces and nephews, George Petrisko, Dora Davis, Fania Petrisko, John Petrisko and Bobby Dyer.

Funeral Services will be held at 12:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 13, in the chapel of Short Funeral Services, 609 E. Market St., Georgetown. A time of visitation will begin at 11:30 a.m. Interment will be at Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Millsboro.

Memorial contributions may be sent in Ofelia’s name to Delaware Hospice Center, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963.

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