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“Evelyn, Mike, Ann and family I am so sorry about the loss of Patty. I certainly remember her as a person of tremendous faith, work ethic and...Read More »
1 of 22 | Posted by: Steve Landram - St Cloud, FL

“Dearest Patty, I will never forget all the fun we had in school. Growing up together from grade school til graduation. You were always a friend...Read More »
2 of 22 | Posted by: Diana Tompkins Clapp - New Castle, IN

“I'm so sorry for your family's loss. "Mrs. Cronk" was my 4th grade teacher; she truly had a gift for teaching. The only memory that I keep close from...Read More »
3 of 22 | Posted by: Kristi (Thompson) McKinsey - IN

“So Sorry for your loss, she was a great teacher. ”
4 of 22 | Posted by: Mariann (Vaughn) Ricketts - MT

“IM SO VERY SORRY TO HEAR OF PATTY PASSING, SHE WAS A WONDERFUL PERSON WILL BE PRAYING FOR UR FAMILY ”
5 of 22 | Posted by: hava butcher-cook - dale, IN

“Mrs. Cronk was my favorite teacher. I am so sorry to hear of her passing. She was the one who inspired me to become a teacher. I have only fond...Read More »
6 of 22 | Posted by: Shannon (Storch) Novak - IN

“Dear LeRoy, Sarah & Erik, We are so sorry for your loss. She was a great lady! Our prayers are with you. Tony & Laura Martin ”
7 of 22 | Posted by: Tony & Laura Martin - Beavercreek, OH

“Keeping your family in our prayers. May God's love and grace carry you. Love, Tracy & Beth Wright and family ”
8 of 22 | Posted by: Tracy & Beth Wright - Beavercreek, OH

“We are so sorry to hear that Patty has passed away. She will not have to suffer anymore. ”
9 of 22 | Posted by: Jerome & Karen Willis Palm Coast

“My sympathy to Patty's family. Patty always had a smile & a kind word to say, she was a good person, a great teacher & a great witness for Christ. ...Read More »
10 of 22 | Posted by: Alice Widvey Cooley - Greenfield, IN

“Dear LeRoy, Sarah, Eric and Brooklyn; our deepest condolences go out to you. Each of you know best how special Patty was. May your memories bring you...Read More »
11 of 22 | Posted by: Steve and Rebecca West & Family - IN

“So sorry to learn of Patty's passing. But, pleased she's a true Christian. We are in florida right now and saying prayers for you and the rest of the...Read More »
12 of 22 | Posted by: Tom/Marcia Fettinger - Largo

“My deepest sympathy to Patty's family. I hold fond memories of she and I growing up next door to each other. May God comfort your hearts. ”
13 of 22 | Posted by: Dinah (Willis) Gray - Florence, SC

“sorry for your loss,may god be with you. ”
14 of 22 | Posted by: edward breece - Carthage, IN

“My heart goes out to the Cronk family. Our loss is heaven's gain. She was such a sweet, sweet lady with a beautiful smile. She will be missed. ”
15 of 22 | Posted by: Angel Graham - Carthage

“Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. Patty was a wonderful person so hang on to the memories and she will always be close. ”
16 of 22 | Posted by: "Phil, Debbie, Jason, Kaylee Thompson" - IN

“You have our sympathy, Meeting your whole family was such a treat when you visited Anna an Alan in New Philly. Our Hearts go out to you all Jean an...Read More »
17 of 22 | Posted by: Dale an Jean Yake - Marion, OH

“I am sorry we will be unable to attend services for Patty. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
18 of 22 | Posted by: Pam (Collins) Riley - Carthage, IN

“I only have spoke with Patti a few times but she was a kind and dear person. My deepest sympathies go to her family. She will be missed by a lot of...Read More »
19 of 22 | Posted by: Whitney - Oskaloosa, IA

“Erik, Sarah and Leroy, We are so sorry to hear about Patty. She was such a sweet person. She gave so much to so many. I have great memories of her...Read More »
20 of 22 | Posted by: Connie and Tom Veach - Wilkinson

“May God be with Patty's family and friends, and may all our memories we made with her forever live in the hearts of all that ever knew her. ”
21 of 22 | Posted by: Steven R. L. Gillam - IN

“I am so sorry for your loss. Patty was one of the nicest people I have ever met. You are all in my prayers. ”
22 of 22 | Posted by: Elizabeth Harris - For Wayne, IN


Patricia "Patty" Ann (Porter) Cronk went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 23, 2011, after losing a long brave battle with cancer. Patty was born in Tipton, Indiana on November 5th 1955 to Robert and Evelyn Porter. Her family then moved to Wilkinson Indiana where she remained a lifelong resident. Patty graduated from Eastern Hancock High School in 1974 where she was in the National Honor Society among other clubs and activities. She went on to graduate from Ball State University in 1978 with a degree in elementary education. She later went on to obtain her masters degree in education from Ball State as well. She returned to Eastern Hancock School Corporation where she taught fourth and fifth grade until her retirement after 30 years of service. Patty married LeRoy A. Cronk in June of 1978 and remained his devoted wife and best friend until her passing. Patty was a long time member of the Wilkinson Church of Christ where at various times she taught Sunday school, served in the nursery, and taught vacation Bible School. Patty was preceded in death by her father Robert Porter, and is survived by her mother Evelyn (Shelton) Taylor of Shirley, Indiana. Patty was a dedicated and supportive mother to her 2 children Sarah E (Matthew) Wilfley of Cumberland and Erik R. Cronk also of Wilkinson and a very proud loving grandmother to her only grandchild Brooklyn Wilfley. She is also survived by her brother Michael C. (Ann) Porter of Elkart, Indiana and 2 nieces, 5 nephews 2 great nieces and 4 great nephews. The visitation will be on Friday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Wilkinson Church of Christ and the Celebration of her life will be on Saturday at 4:00 p.m. at the Wilkinson Church of Christ. Patty has requested that rather than flowers that contribution's be made to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to Condo & Son Funeral Home Wilkinson.