Frederick D. "Fred" Kronk

Frederick D. "Fred" Kronk, lifetime area resident, passed away on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at Sapphire @ Goshen. He was 84. Son of the late Margaret Lowe Kronk and Fred Kronk, he was born in Monroe, NY on January 27, 1933.

Fred was a retired Custodian for the Monroe-Woodbury School District in Central Valley, NY and was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force serving during the Korean War. He was a lover of history and was an active member of the Chester, Town of Woodbury and Monroe Historical Societies.

He is survived by his nieces and nephews, Kathy Furlong and husband Dan of Ironia, NJ; Barbara Long and husband Tom of Penfield, NY; Vincent Olmstead and wife Keene of Waterford, NY; John Olmstead and wife Martha of Laurinburg, NC; Nancy Gehler and husband John of Walden, NY; Tom Smogur and wife Joyce of Universal City, TX; Richard Smogur and wife Ellen of Rockvale, TN and many grandnieces and grandnephews.

Visitation will be held from 10 am -1 pm on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home, 117 Maple Avenue, Monroe, NY followed by a funeral service at 1 pm in the funeral home. Interment will be in Monroe Cemetery, Route 17M, Monroe, NY.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Chester Historical Society, 47 Main Street, Chester, NY 10918.