John Edward Cronin died Jan. 28, 2015, in Enumclaw. He was 100.
He was born May 17, 1915, in Yonkers, N.Y., spent many years as a New York City fireman and had lived locally for 25 years.
He is survived by Patricia Sommers of Enumclaw and Margaret Ann Cronin and Erin K. Webb, both of South Carolina. He was preceded in death by Francis E. Cruise.