On February 6, 2005, RUTH VIRGINIA (nee Crider), loving wife of the late Charles T. Cronin Jr.; loving mother of Charles T. Cronin III and his wife Elizabeth Walters Cronin; dear sister of Elizabeth Bruce Crider Blake and the late William Virgil Crider Jr.; grandmother of Charles T. Cronin IV and Tracey Reid Cronin Watson and her husband Maxcy Pierce Watson III; great grandmother of Maxcy Pierce Watson IV and Mary Virginia Watson. Mrs Cronin was an officer of the Towson Women's Club, a member of Beta Gamma Phi, a graduate of Forest Park High School and Mrs. Cronin was employed with the Harleysville Insurance Co. for 25 years. Friends may call at the family owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home Inc., 1050 York Rd (Beltway exit 26A) on Wednesday from 9 to 11 A.M., at which time a Funeral Service will be held. Interment is private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Pickersgill Retirement Community, 615 Chestnut Ave, Towson MD 21204.